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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.

Justice Anna Chandy: The First Female High Court Judge Of India | #IndianWomenInHistory

Justice Anna Chandy: The First Female High Court Judge Of India | #IndianWomenInHistory

Justice Anna Chandy's consequential contribution proved to be a stepping stone for the involvement of women in the judiciary.
Velu Nachiyar: The Tamil Queen Who Fought Away the British | #IndianWomenInHistory

Velu Nachiyar: The Tamil Queen Who Fought Away the British | #IndianWomenInHistory

Velu Nachiyar was the first Indian ruler to fight and triumph against the British in 1780, 77 years before the First War of Independence.
Kasturba Gandhi: The Lesser Known Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kasturba Gandhi: The Lesser Known Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Instead of subsidising her role in shadows of Gandhi, we should remember her by her own strength, achievements and sacrifices
Irawati Karve: A Pioneer of Indian Sociology | #IndianWomenInHistory

Irawati Karve: A Pioneer of Indian Sociology | #IndianWomenInHistory

Irawati Karve’s study on the Kinship Organization in India revolutionised and simplified future research on the subject.
Abadi Bano Begum A.K.A Bi Amma: The Burqa Clad Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Abadi Bano Begum AKA Bi Amma: The Burqa Clad Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

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.

Was Rabi’a Basri – The Single Most Influential Sufi Woman – A Feminist?

Rabi'a Basri was a strong-willed woman who criticised and helped develop the other Sufi masters of her time.
4 Women Who Ruled Over The Mughal World

4 Women Who Ruled Over The Mughal World

The role of Mughal women in politics was magnificent which is generally neglected by the mainstream historians.
Durga Khote: The Bold Lady Of Bollywood’s Yesteryears | #IndianWomenInHistory

Durga Khote: The Bold Lady Of Bollywood’s Yesteryears | #IndianWomenInHistory

Durga Khote made significant contribution to Bollywood for nearly five decades, from the 1930s to the 1980s and broke many barriers in doing so.
Periyar E V Ramasamy: A True Leader Of The Downtrodden

Periyar E V Ramasamy: A True Leader Of The Marginalised

When it came to the rights and equality of women in India, Periyar was a feminist at a time the word was still alien to India.

Balasaraswati: The Dancer Who Popularised Bharatnatyam To The World | #IndianWomenInHistory

Balasaraswati was instrumental in showcasing Bharatanatyam beyond the frontiers of India, and in the process garnered worldwide recognition.

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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.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

Why Women Workers Are Protesting Against H&M

H&M is the posterchild of sustainable fashion. In reality, it refuses to provide living wages to 850,000 workers around the world.