Rescuers wheel a blast victim outside the US embassy to a waiting ambulance in Ankara, Turkey—AFP

Rescuers wheel a blast victim outside the US embassy to a waiting ambulance in Ankara, Turkey—AFP

Rescuers wheel a blast victim outside the US embassy to a waiting ambulance in Ankara, Turkey—AFP

The sanctioned violence and rape within marriage in many cultures limits the possibilities of consolidating a democratic society with just and egalitarian values.

Some years ago, I was invited to speak at a conference on education at the Bengaluru ashram of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.