The Chipko movement is a pioneering ecological movement and an indigenous ecofeminist protest which brought women to the foreground.
Shanti Tigga aced the various physical trials at the Recruitment Training Camp. With her overall performance, inclusive of the modules of physical test, drill and firing, Cadet Tigga unanimously adjudged the overall best trainee.
Jahanara Begum became the First Lady (Padshah Begum) of the Mughal Empire at the tender age of 17 after her mother's death.
Apologise for breaking your feminist bubble, but a true matriarchal society never existed in Kerala. Here, we take a look at a system that came closest to giving women decision making power, autonomy over their sexuality and their bodies and a control in the matters of their marriage and children.
Abadi Bano Begum set an exemplary precedent for all women in general and Muslim women in particular as she encourged them to take part in the freedom struggle.
Kishori Amonkar redefined the traditional structure of Hindustani Classical Music and voiced her opinion on recognition of female artists.
भारतीय संगीत के इतिहास की रिकॉर्डिंग से गुम 19 वीं सदी की गौहर जान वो हस्ती हैं, जिन्होंने भारतीय संगीत के इतिहास में पहली बार रिकॉर्डिंग की। या यूं कहें कि गौहर पहली गायिका थी, जिन्होंने भारतीय संगीत के इतिहास में अपने गाए गानों की रिकॉर्डिंग करवाई।
Archana Sharma was a pioneer in the study of the structure of chromosomes, for which she developed new staining and pre-treatment techniques. Her contribution is not to be downplayed as these techniques were widely applicable and used by scientists worldwide.
Women have been erased, trivialised in history. In this light, we need to ask why feminist history is important.
Ammu Swaminathan bravely stood up against the injustice around her and actively worked to bring about structural change in the society.