Finally after 4 years, women can enter the inner sanctum of a Muslim shrine in India. Women from all over India fought to relinquish the ban against women entering the shrine. They went to court to stand up for religious gender equality. This event relates to Ch. 8 Women and Religion because it demonstrates an end to a gender-segregated religious practice and how religion brought women together to fight for equality. This news is sends a message to other Islamic women to take a stand.