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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.

Kittur Rani Chennamma leading the battle

Rani Kittur Chennamma: India’s Valiant Freedom Fighter | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kittur Chennamma, queen of Kittur, was an Indian ruler to lead an armed rebellion against the British East India Company. Even though her attempt failed, she was an inspiration for the upcoming freedom fighters.
Ramabai Ranade: The Unparalleled Force | #IndianWomenInHistory

Ramabai Ranade: The Unparalleled Force | #IndianWomenInHistory

One of the most fiercest women leaders of the 20th century, Ramabai Ranade reformed the societal outlook towards women enabling them to fight for their own causes.
SEWA: Making Women Self Sufficient Since The '70s

SEWA: Making Women Self Sufficient Since The ’70s

Empowering women through leadership skills, entrepreneurship & skill training on various levels, SEWA has transformed women's lives over time
Remembering Nutan's Contribution To Indian Cinema

Remembering Nutan’s Contribution To Indian Cinema

Nutan, one of the finest actresses in the history of Indian Cinema, is highly acclaimed for the versatility in her performances.
Nargis Dutt The Flamboyant Actress Of The Fifties

Remembering Nargis Dutt: The Flamboyant Actress Of The Fifties

From her sassy replies to the media, to portraying unconventional characters in films, Nargis Dutt lived life on her own terms.
Mina Agarwala: Fighting For The Cause Of Women in Tezpur | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mina Agarwala: Fighting For The Cause Of Women in Tezpur | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mina Agarwala championed the cause of women in Assam, thereby fighting for women's work and education and even sheltering Chinese refugees.
Annai Meenambal Sivaraj

Annai Meenambal Sivaraj: The Tamil Dalit Woman Leader | #IndianWomenInHistory

Annai Meenambal Sivaraj, was a champion of Dalit rights who fought against caste oppression alongside Dr. Ambedkar and E.V. Ramaswamy.
Women leaders demonstrating

Five Historical Women Leaders From North East India

These women leaders from North East India are seldom heard of in mainstream feminist literature. It is time to recognise their struggles.
6 Women's Movements From The North East That You Should Know Of

Six Women’s Movements From The North East That You Should Know Of

Here are six powerful women's movements from the North East of India that your mainstream feminism didn't tell you about.

Saadat Hasan Manto And His ‘Scandalous’ Women

Manto's writings portray women as strong characters who have their own agency and hence fight patriarchal structures.

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Can Today's Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Can Today’s Hook Up Culture Harm Women More Than Men?

Though still stigmatised, hook up culture is steadily becoming a norm among millennials and university students, especially given the high incidence of dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
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.
Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

Kamala Khan A.K.A Ms. Marvel—A Step Towards An Inclusive Comic World?

our first glimpse of Kamala Khan, or Ms. Marvel, as she is known in the Marvel Universe, not just as an ancillary character – but one who is the main binding force in the story playing the central role.