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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.

Kumari Mothey Veda Kumari: One Of The First Women MPs Of Andhra Pradesh

Kumari Mothey Vedakumari: One Of The First Women MPs Of Andhra Pradesh

Kumari Mothey Vedakumari is remembered for being one of three women who became the first women Members of Parliament from Andhra Pradesh in 1957.
Kamal ‘Bai’ Ranadive: India’s forgotten Cancer Crusader | #DesiSTEMinist

Kamal Ranadive: India’s Forgotten Cancer Crusader| #IndianWomenInHistory

Dr. Kamal 'Bai' Ranadive was a pioneer, not just in the field of cancer research, but also in creating, shaping and leading organisations of great repute, like the Indian Cancer Research Centre (ICRC) and the Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA).
gulabi gang members with lathis

Gulabi Gang: Breaking The Ceiling With Lathis | #IndianWomenInHistory

The article talks about the Gulabi Gang, a vigilante feminist group based in Uttar Pradesh. It chronicles their history and activism.
नीरजा भनोट : भारत ही नहीं बल्कि दुनिया के लिए एक सशक्त मिसाल

नीरजा भनोट : भारत ही नहीं बल्कि दुनिया के लिए एक सशक्त मिसाल

नीरजा ने अपनी जिंदगी में हौसले व हिम्मत के दम पर इतिहास में अपना नाम दर्ज कराया और वो हम सभी के लिए एक सशक्त मिसाल है|
Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan: Self-Made Pioneer In Organic Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Darshan Ranganathan was the most distinguished organic chemist of her times in India, with multiple publications in The Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Organic Chemistry and many notable others.
Dr. Maharani Chakravorty: One Of India's Earliest Molecular Biologists | #IndianWomenInHistory

Maharani Chakravorty: One Of India’s Earliest Molecular Biologists | #IndianWomenInHistory

Read about the life and works of Dr. Maharani Chakravorty, one of the early molecular biologists, who paved way for the many women researchers in the country today.
The Women Warriors of the Chittagong Armoury Raid | #IndianWomenInHistory

The Women Warriors of the Chittagong Armoury Raid | #IndianWomenInHistory

The Chittagong Armoury Raid took place on 18 April 1930 and was an attempt at raiding the armoury of police and auxiliary forces, led by freedom fighter Surya Sen.
Kanaklata Barua: The Forgotten Teen Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kanaklata Barua: The Forgotten Teen Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Very few know about the sacrifice made by Kanaklata Baruah who attained martyrdom in her teens.Lost in the pages of Assamese history, she is remembered as the youngest freedom fighter from Assam.
Hirabai Barodekar: First Indian Woman Artist To Hold Ticketed Concerts

Hirabai Barodekar: First Indian Woman Artist To Hold Ticketed Concerts | #IndianWomenInHistory

At a time when Indian women performing onstage was considered taboo, Hirabai Barodekar created a record of sorts by staging the first-ever ticketed (paid) public concert which helped popularise Hindustani classical music.
T A Saraswathi Amma: The Scholar Who Specialised In Ancient Indian Geometry | #IndianWomenInHistory

T A Saraswathi Amma: The Scholar Who Specialised In Ancient Indian Geometry | #IndianWomenInHistory

T A Saraswathi Amma is one of many disavowed Indian women scholars, who has contributed in the field of history of mathematics and Sanskrit, through her work on ancient Indian geometry.

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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.
In Photos: Meet 5 Women Smashing Patriarchy With Their Unstereotypical Jobs

In Photos: Meet 5 Women Smashing Patriarchy With Their Unstereotypical Jobs

Women are knocking down stereotypes in previously self-proclaimed male-dominated roles by taking on path-breaking, unstereotypical jobs across sectors that many might term as unconventional choices.
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।