Binodini Dasi was an actress and activist who contributed immensely to women’s accessibility to public spaces, especially the stage.
Jasodhara Bagchi was an embodiment of resistance and freedom whose undying commitment to amplify the voices of fellow women still resonates.
The memory of Uda Devi and her sacrifice is kept alive by Dalit communities who cherish her as a model of fearless Dalit womanhood.
Vina Mazumdar was an academic, left-wing activist and feminist and also a pioneer in women's studies in India.
Akka Mahadevi was a twelfth century Kannada poet, saint and mystic and the first woman to have written vachanas in Kannada literature.
Rajeshwari Chatterjee was a professor and later chairperson of the Department of Electro-Communication Engineering at IISc, Bangalore.
Anna Mani was the Deputy Director General of the Indian Meteorological Department, who specialised in researching meteorological instruments.
Feminist Theatre is an intersection of art and activism, and a product of political as well as theatrical movements
Rukhmabai was the first practicing female doctor in colonial India. She is also renowned for contributing to the Age of Consent Act, 1891.
Godavari Parulekar was a freedom fighter, writer, and social activist. Fuelled by her communist and marxist ideologies, she left a life of comfort to fight for the rights of the marginalized communities in Maharashtra, both before and after independence.