Thailand’s young nuns challenge convention

Thailand’s young nuns challenge convention – Reuters, April 24, 2012
…the ordination of “mae ji” or “nuns” is less common, and the idea that women should not play an active role in monastic life still prevails among more conservative Thais.
Fully ordained Buddhist nuns are not legally recognized, as they are in Myanmar and Sri Lanka – one sign of the inequality women still face in certain fields in Thailand…

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