A couple of interesting articles in today’s Guardian highlight the shocking practice of devadasi which is found mainly in Southern India. This tradition, which continues despite being outlawed in 1988,…
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Religion: respecting the minority
This post is from the Guardian (thanks to Asad for flagging this up)
Every year, researchers from the British Social Attitudes survey ask a representative sample of British people whether they regard themselves as belonging to any particular religion and, if so, to which one? When the survey first asked these questions in 1985, 63% of the respondents answered that they were Christians, compared with 34% who said they had no religion (the rest belonged to non-Christian religions).