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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.

Leela Dube: The Stalwart Of Anthropology | #IndianWomenInHistory

Leela Dube: The Stalwart Of Anthropology | #IndianWomenInHistory

Leela Dube expressed how leading a gendered life made her susceptible to gender issues, of which the male-dominated academia was unaware.
Rani Durgavati: The Valiant Gond Queen

Rani Durgavati: The Valiant Gond Queen | #IndianWomenInHistory

Rani Durgavati of the Chandela Kingdom was an exquisite Gond Queen who carried forward her family's valiant heritage in both life and demise.
The History Of Pride Parades In India

The History Of Pride Parades In India

It has been 20 years since the 1999 Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk. Today, Pride Parades are held in over 21 Indian cities.
The Pink Chaddi Campaign: Women's Fight For Right To Public Spaces

The Pink Chaddi Campaign: Women’s Fight For Right To Public Spaces

The Pink Chaddi Campaign was a campaign undertaken by the group members as a non-violent means of protesting against the Right-wing extremist group, Sri Ram Sena’s violent attack on pub-going women and their companions.
Bibha Chowdhuri: The Invisibilised Physicist| #IndianWomenInHistory

Bibha Chowdhuri: The Invisibilised Physicist| #IndianWomenInHistory

Bibha Chowdhuri’s courage and conviction at a time when very few women were allowed access to public education, especially in spaces occupied mostly by men, motivated her to acquire a B.Sc. in Physics from Scottish Church College in Kolkata and an M.Sc. Degree in Physics from Calcutta University.
The Anti-Arrack Movement: The Historical Women's Protest For Total Alcohol Prohibition

The Anti-Arrack Movement: The Historical Women’s Protest For Total Alcohol Prohibition

The Anti-Arrack movement became one of the biggest agitations lead by women as a collective against the state and its agencies, leading to the total prohibition of production of illicit liquor in the state.

Mumtaz Jahan Haider: The First Principal Of Women’s College Aligarh | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mumtaz Jahan Haider was a woman who was defiant towards the forceful Purdah system and advocated the importance of women’s education in Women's College at Aligarh.
The History of Anti-Hindi Agitations In Tamil Nadu

The History of Anti-Hindi Agitations In Tamil Nadu And Why We Must Fight Hindi...

During the first anti-Hindi agitation, many leaders were arrested and two leaders – Natarajan and Thalamuthu lost their lives in the protest.
Khana: The Poet Who Recorded The Rural And Rustic Life Of Bengal

Khana: The Poet Who Recorded The Rural And Rustic Life Of Bengal | #IndianWomenInHistory

Khawnaa, oft-anglicised as Khana, was a Bengali poet and fabled astrologer, who composed in early medieval Bengali, and is estimated to have lived between 9th and 12th century CE.
Baiza Bai: The Maratha Banker Queen Of Gwalior

Baiza Bai: The Maratha Banker Queen Of Gwalior | #IndianWomenInHistory

Baiza Bai was not only one of the few warriors who could well handle a firearm but also a sophisticated and ruthless businesswoman.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual Discharge | #ThePadEffect

Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual...

A science based rationale to challenge myths surrounding impurity of menstrual blood by understanding what composites normal blood and menstrual discharge.