The views given are not substantiated enough. As far as I know, India used to be a society which valued women equally or more. Over a period of time and with so many attacks from Northern border front and assimilation of different culture have changed things over a longer period.
Amish is well read and brave writer. A lot of writers and orators today point out shortcomings in Hinduism with aplomb and gusto but refrain from speaking about Islam. Amish deals with both religions similarly