Neerja Bhanot's superpower was her ability to keep moving forward. As well as her ability to stay calm in trying situations.
Anasuya Sarabhai was the first woman trade union leader in India, and also the founder of Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association.
Fearless Nadia is remembered for swinging from the chandelier to jumping off cliffs to fighting atop a speeding train and befriending lions.
Sitara Devi was an artist and Kathak pioneer who first introduced the classical dance form in mainstream Bollywood.
Toru Dutt is often considered the first Indian poetess to write verses in French and in English. Yet, she did not live very long to see any of it.
India is no stranger to warrior women who ruled or even fought when the need to defend arose. Hence, Indian history also has its fair share of queens who rose up to colonial conflicts.
Today, on January 3rd, FII pays homage to our feminist foremother Savitribai Phule on her birth anniversary.
Chakali Ilamma inspired many women to protect their land from the Nizam's Army and landlords while facing threats of sexual assault and husbands being killed.
From Sopore in the North to Shopian in the South Kashmir, Ateeqa Bano travelled to collect things that represented Kashmir in many ways.
Rasoolan Bai was a Hindustani classical singer who contested the 'sanitised' nature of classical music and was a pioneer of the art of the thumri.