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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.

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.
Baiza Bai: The Maratha Banker Queen Of Gwalior

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

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Baiza Bai was not only one of the few warriors who could well handle a firearm but also a sophisticated and ruthless businesswoman.
Devika Rani: The First Lady Of Indian Screen| #IndianWomenInHistory

Devika Rani: The First Lady Of Indian Screen | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Devika Rani was an Indian actress and producer is celebrated for giving Indian cinema its gems- Madhubala, Mumtaz, and Dilip Kumar.
Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time

Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Amrita Sher-Gil's rare ability of depicting liveliness in the complex realities of her paintings, she portrayed the ideas of human bonds like no other artist of her time.
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.
5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

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Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.
Rudrama Devi: The Queen Who Wore A King’s Image | #IndianWomenInHistory

Rudrama Devi: The Queen Who Wore A King’s Image | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Rudrama Devi maintained the designation that was bestowed on her and ruled as a King. She wore male attire and maintained a similar demeanour.
Gauhar Jaan: The Forgotten Doyen Of Hindustani Music | #IndianWomenInHistory

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

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Gauhar Jaan redefined hindustani music by incorporating technology with her style of singing. Her legacy remains forgotten and neglected.
इस्मत चुगताई का सेक्सी ‘लिहाफ’

इस्मत चुगताई का सेक्सी ‘लिहाफ’

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इस्मत चुगताई उर्फ ‘उर्दू अफसाने की फर्स्ट लेडी’ ने महिला सशक्तीकरण की सालों पहले एक ऐसी बड़ी लकीर खींच दी, जो आज भी अपनी जगह कायम है।
Ashapurna Devi: The Feminist Writer Of Bengal | #IndianWomenInHistory

Ashapurna Devi: The Feminist Writer Of Bengal | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Ashapurna Devi's short stories, novellas, as well as larger novels, vividly portray the emergence of quintessential middle-class Bengali women.

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Crime Patrol

‘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'.
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.
Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

Mind Your Slogans: Casteist And Sexist Slogans Must Be Condemned

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A feminist intervention (no matter how much you may disdain because nation comes first), refuses to sabotage the movement with sexist and casteist slurs to be thrown in the face of power.