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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.

What Do We Know Today About The Keezhvenmani Massacre?

What Do We Know Today About The Keezhvenmani Massacre?

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The Keezhvenmani massacre has been part of left and Dalit discourses but remain forgotten in many mainstream platforms.
C B Muthamma: India's First Woman IFS Officer | #IndianWomenInHistory

C B Muthamma: India’s First Woman IFS Officer | #IndianWomenInHistory

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C B Muthamma believes social justice is an integral part of our constitution where gender justice will remain a non-negotiable article of faith.
Mithan Tata: The Barrister Who Advocated Women's Voting Rights | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mithan Tata: The Barrister Who Advocated Women’s Voting Rights | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Mithan Tata was the first woman barrister to practice in a court. She was also a sheriff of Mumbai and served as a president of All India Women’s Conference.
Gauri Lankesh: The Fearless Journalist And Activist | #IndianWomenInHistory

Gauri Lankesh: The Fearless Journalist And Activist

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Gauri Lankesh was a staunch critic of the Right-Wing politics, that subscribed to the virulent brand of Hindu nationalism called the Hindut
Mahadevi Verma: A Feminist Writer And Humanitarian | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mahadevi Verma: A Feminist Writer And Humanitarian | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Mahadevi Verma was a preacher of the Buddhist philosophy and wrote about issues of great importance such as, women’s issues and social reforms.
Janki Devi: The Woman Who Took Part In Swadeshi Movement | #IndianWomenInHistory

Janki Devi: The Woman Who Took Part In Swadeshi Movement | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Smt. Janki Devi Bajaj was a strong advocator of the Gandhian way of life. During the nationalist movement of India, she actively participated in the Swadeshi movement.
Sulochanabai Dongre: The Woman Who Advocated Birth-Control In Dalit Feminism | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sulochanabai Dongre: The Woman Who Advocated Birth-Control In Dalit Feminism | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Sulochanabai Dongre was very important politically as she was the first nationwide call for birth control and education as major barriers to overcome for achieving parity, post Periyar.
Like many women revolutionaries of her time, Durga Devi fought not only to repel the autocratic government from her homeland but shape the route to women's participation in the freedom struggle.

Durga Devi: The Revolutionary Who Led Bhagat Singh To Freedom | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Like many women revolutionaries of her time, Durga Devi fought not only to repel the autocratic government from her homeland but shape the route to women's participation in the freedom struggle.
Sikander Begum: The Begum Who Was The “Star Of Colonial India” | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sikander Begum: The Begum Who Was The “Star Of Colonial India” | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Being the reformer and the educationalist, Nawab Sikander Begum Sahiba was devoted towards female education and she founded the Victoria School for girls.
Eunice De Souza: The Woman Who Dominated The Poetry Skyline | #IndianWomenInHistory

Eunice De Souza: The Woman Who Dominated The Poetry Skyline | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Eunice de Souza has written and published a range of writings including the novels Dangerlok (2001) and Dev And Simran (2003), four children’s books and poetry collections.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

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On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

VIVA! India’s First Pop Stars And The Forgotten Feminist Voices

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Seema Ramchandani, Pratichee Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin, and Anushka Manchanda formed VIVA after winning the contest launched by Channel V.
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‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.