Fatima Sheikh was an early reformer, and the first Muslim woman teacher. Her contribution in the Dalit-Muslim movement was exemplary.
Anti-Dowry laws are the result of a long and arduous struggle, marked with the death of a long line of women harassed and tortured for it. The law has been changed for the better keeping in mind these struggles.
Known for her contribution in art, literature and military pursuits, Nur Jahan was the most popular Empress of the Mughal Empire. Adept at ruling the empire, she prevented many rebellious uprisings and maintained the integrity of the empire.
Kittur Chennamma, queen of Kittur, was an Indian ruler to lead an armed rebellion against the British East India Company. Even though her attempt failed, she was an inspiration for the upcoming freedom fighters.
One of the most fiercest women leaders of the 20th century, Ramabai Ranade reformed the societal outlook towards women enabling them to fight for their own causes.
Empowering women through leadership skills, entrepreneurship & skill training on various levels, SEWA has transformed women's lives over time
Nutan, one of the finest actresses in the history of Indian Cinema, is highly acclaimed for the versatility in her performances.
From her sassy replies to the media, to portraying unconventional characters in films, Nargis Dutt lived life on her own terms.
Mina Agarwala championed the cause of women in Assam, thereby fighting for women's work and education and even sheltering Chinese refugees.
Annai Meenambal Sivaraj, was a champion of Dalit rights who fought against caste oppression alongside Dr. Ambedkar and E.V. Ramaswamy.