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In this section, find articles, essays, listicles on Indian feminist icons and history of the feminist movement in India and South Asia.

Kasturba Gandhi: The Lesser Known Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kasturba Gandhi: The Lesser Known Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Instead of subsidising her role in shadows of Gandhi, we should remember her by her own strength, achievements and sacrifices
Irawati Karve: A Pioneer of Indian Sociology | #IndianWomenInHistory

Irawati Karve: A Pioneer of Indian Sociology | #IndianWomenInHistory

Irawati Karve’s study on the Kinship Organization in India revolutionised and simplified future research on the subject.
Abadi Bano Begum A.K.A Bi Amma: The Burqa Clad Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Abadi Bano Begum AKA Bi Amma: The Burqa Clad Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Abadi Bano Begum set an exemplary precedent for all women in general and Muslim women in particular as she encourged them to take part in the freedom struggle.

Was Rabi’a Basri – The Single Most Influential Sufi Woman – A Feminist?

Rabi'a Basri was a strong-willed woman who criticised and helped develop the other Sufi masters of her time.
4 Women Who Ruled Over The Mughal World

4 Women Who Ruled Over The Mughal World

The role of Mughal women in politics was magnificent which is generally neglected by the mainstream historians.
Durga Khote: The Bold Lady Of Bollywood’s Yesteryears | #IndianWomenInHistory

Durga Khote: The Bold Lady Of Bollywood’s Yesteryears | #IndianWomenInHistory

Durga Khote made significant contribution to Bollywood for nearly five decades, from the 1930s to the 1980s and broke many barriers in doing so.
Periyar E V Ramasamy: A True Leader Of The Downtrodden

Periyar E V Ramasamy: A True Leader Of The Marginalised

When it came to the rights and equality of women in India, Periyar was a feminist at a time the word was still alien to India.

Balasaraswati: The Dancer Who Popularised Bharatnatyam To The World | #IndianWomenInHistory

Balasaraswati was instrumental in showcasing Bharatanatyam beyond the frontiers of India, and in the process garnered worldwide recognition.
Ammu Swaminathan: A Woman of Undying Spirit and Determination| #IndianWomenInHistory

Ammu Swaminathan: A Woman Of Undying Spirit And Determination| #IndianWomenInHistory

Ammu Swaminathan bravely stood up against the injustice around her and actively worked to bring about structural change in the society.
Gauhar Jaan: The Forgotten Doyen Of Hindustani Music | #IndianWomenInHistory

Gauhar Jaan: The Forgotten Doyen Of Hindustani Music | #IndianWomenInHistory

Gauhar Jaan redefined hindustani music by incorporating technology with her style of singing. Her legacy remains forgotten and neglected.

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Kerala's Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Kerala’s Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Imagine paying a tax to cover your breasts? Kerala women once did.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.
Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

In this highly polarised world and with movements against sexual discrimination and oppression it is time to diversify the concept of Devi.