Courtesan history documents that young girls were taken under the tutelage of eminent classical musicians, dancers and poets in the Mughal period, a time when art and culture received much attention and aesthetics flourished like never before.
It was Sarla Thakral, who, back in the year 1936, at only the age of 21, became the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft and laid the groundwork for Indian women to enter the field of aviation.
The Women in Cinema Collective (WCC) is ready to launch its film society, named after Malayalam actress P K Rosy.
The lack of information about Nagammai says less about her and more about the misogyny that is still ever present in the world of academia and politics.
In a time where Kashmiri narratives were male centric and male dominated, Aasiya Jeelani emerged as a carrier of justice for Kashmiri women.
Suniti Choudhury was held captive in Hijli Detention Camp as a "third class prisoner". The effects of her activities were also faced by her family.
Saraswathi Rajamani was bestowed with the opportunity to investigate government orders and convey any message from the British military to the INA. She would be disguised as a young boy under the name of ‘Mani’.
At a time when women were not allowed into the internal meetings of the armed revolutionary group “Jugantar” in Bengal, Pritilata Waddedar not only participated in armed attacks against the oppressors but also led them.
Captain Prem Mathur, a young girl hailing from Allahabad, dared to challenge the ‘cult of domesticity’ and went on to become the first Indian woman commercial pilot.
Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.