In Postcolonialism and Feminism, Leela Gandhi’s critique of Western feminist women is very interesting. It is now evident to me that although Western feminist women are pulling for third-world women, their efforts are not backed up correctly. This is something I have never thought about. Western feminists approach to third-world women is ethnocentric; the pasts and historical perspectives of the third-world women are not considered by the Western feminists. I think Gandhi is trying to say that even if though it appears third-world women are treated horribly and victims because of a lot of different factors, some third-world women may be content with things that Western feminists may totally disagree with.
Overall, a tough reading but highly interesting!