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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.

Razia Sultan

Razia Sultan: The First and Last Woman Ruler of Delhi Sultanate | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Razia Sultan was the only female ruler in the Delhi Sultanate. She battled conservative factions who didn't want her to be Queen.
Begum Samru

Begum Samru: Nautch Girl Turned Queen Of Sardhana | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Begum Samru was a nautch girl bought by a European mercenary, who ended up ruling the principality of Sardhana and commanding its armies.
Sant Soyarabai

Sant Soyarabai: The Dalit Saint-Poet Who Sang Against Brahminical Patriarchy | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Sant Soyarabai was a Dalit poet-saint of the Varkari tradition, which allowed a transcendence of caste and gender hierarchies.
Mahasweta Devi: An Eminent Personality In Bengali Literature | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mahasweta Devi: An Eminent Personality In Bengali Literature | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Mahasweta Devi was a Bengali writer and activist who documented the struggles of marginalized Dalit and adivasi communities in Bengal.
Gaidinliu

Rani Gaidinliu: The Forgotten Daughter of The Hills | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Rani Gaidinliu was a Naga spiritual and political leader who joined the movement against the British at the age of 13 and later led revolts against the British.
Fatma Begum

Fatma Begum: India’s First Female Director | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Fatma Begum broke into the heavily male-dominated film industry as a actress, director, scriptwriter and producer, in the early 20th century.
Accamma Cherian

Accamma Cherian: The Jhansi Rani Of Travancore | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Accamma Cherian was a freedom fighter from Kerala who protested against the Dewan of Travancore to revoke a ban on Travancore State Congress.
Remembering Thangjam Manorama | #IndianWomenInHistory

Remembering Thangjam Manorama | #IndianWomenInHistory

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In 2004, Thangjam Manorama was picked up by the 17th Assam Rifles and raped and murdered. It's been 13 years and she still awaits justice.
6 Strikes By Indian Women That Will Inspire You

6 Strikes By Indian Women That Will Inspire You

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This is a list of strikes and movements organised by women and/or workers in India to demand their right to equality and social justice.
International Women's Day

International (Working) Women’s Day: A History Of 8th March

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International Women's Day first emerged from the activities of labour movements in North America and Europe and has since spread worldwide.

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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.