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A Lalitha: India's First Woman Electrical Engineer | #IndianWomenInHistory

A Lalitha: India’s First Woman Electrical Engineer | #IndianWomenInHistory

A Lalitha's example continues to provide hope to women who wish to follow in her footsteps as engineers in India.
Malati Devi Choudhury: One Of The First Women Marxist Leaders In India | #IndianWomenInHistory

Malati Devi Choudhury: One Of The First Women Marxist Leaders In India | #IndianWomenInHistory

Malati Devi Choudhury raised her voice to help farmers against state repression, to fight untouchability and casteism, to educate children, and to elevate the conditions of women.
Sathyavani Muthu: The Dalit Politician Who Stood Up To Karunanidhi | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sathyavani Muthu: The Dalit Politician Who Stood Up To Karunanidhi | #IndianWomenInHistory

A three-time MLA and MP, Dr Muthu was one of the earliest Dalit leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party and was the Harijan Welfare Minister till 1974.
The Tsunduru Massacre Of Dalits Of 1991 | #DalitHistoryMonth

The Tsunduru Massacre Of Dalits Of 1991 | #DalitHistoryMonth

The Tsunduru massacre of 1991 is as one of the most gruesome and vile premeditated attacks on Dalits, not just in the state of Andhra Pradesh but in the whole of India, since independence.

The Bhima Koregaon Battle: The First Recorded Victory Of Dalits | #DalitHistoryMonth

During the Bhima Koregaon battle, the Peshwas waged war against the British and the Mahars were fighting on behalf of the British. The anger and frustration that had been contained for years of oppression, along with modern weapons gave the Mahars an upper hand leading to their victory.
The Dharmapuri Caste Violence of 2012 | #DalitHistoryMonth

The Dharmapuri Caste Violence of 2012 | #DalitHistoryMonth

On 7th November, 2012, a caste mob of Vanniyars numbering 1500 stormed through Natham, Kondampatti and Anna Nagar Dalit colonies of Dharmapuri district and destroyed, looted, and burnt down over 200 houses.
फूलन देवी : बीहड़ की एक सशक्त मिसाल

फूलन देवी : बीहड़ की एक सशक्त मिसाल

फूलन देवी की कहानी को हर स्त्री को पढ़ना चाहिए क्योंकि हम फूलन तो नहीं बन सकते लेकिन उनसे प्रेरणा तो ले ही सकते है|

नारीवादी डॉ भीमराव अम्बेडकर : महिला अधिकारों के लिए मील का पत्थर साबित हुए...

महिलाओं के अधिकारों के लिए लड़ाई डॉ. भीमराव अंबेडकर ने वर्षो पहले ही शुरू कर दी थी| उन्होंने साल 1942 से महिला अधिकारों के लिए लड़ाई शुरू की|
The Vaikom Satyagraha: Kerala's First Anti-Caste Movement

The Vaikom Satyagraha: Kerala’s First Anti-Caste Movement

Vaikom Satyagraha is one of Kerala’s foremost organised agitations against Hindu ‘upper caste’ orthodoxy for securing the basic civil rights of all marginalised castes.
झलकारी बाई : शौर्य और वीरता की सशक्त मिसाल 'दलित इतिहास के स्वर्णिम गलियारे से'

झलकारी बाई : शौर्य और वीरता की सशक्त मिसाल ‘दलित इतिहास के स्वर्णिम गलियारे...

झलकारी बाई की गाथा आज भी बुंदेलखंड की लोकगाथाओं में सुनी जा सकती है और भारत सरकार ने में झलकारी बाई के सम्मान में एक डाक टिकट जारी किया है|

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Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.
How Tharoor's Bill On Women's Health Deals With Abortion

How Tharoor’s Bill On Women’s Health Deals With Abortion

Posted by Suchitra DalvieThe Women’s Sexual, Reproductive and Menstrual Rights Bill has been proposed in 2018 by Dr...
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।