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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.

Amrita Pritam: Not Just A Poet, But Revolution Personified | #IndianWomenInHistory

Amrita Pritam: Not Just A Poet, But Revolution Personified | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Amrita Pritam reimagined romantic poetry by centring it upon the woman. She challenged status quo with both her life and her literature.
Smita Patil

Films, Flair, And Feminism: Celebrating Smita Patil | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Smita Patil had a flair for art films, and she would take up roles that portrayed the social justice causes & the struggles of women in India.
महादेवी वर्मा: नारी-चेतना की ‘अद्वितीय विचारक’ | #IndianWomenInHistory

महादेवी वर्मा: नारी-चेतना की ‘अद्वितीय विचारक’ | #IndianWomenInHistory

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हिंदी साहित्य के छायावादी युग की प्रसिद्ध और प्रतिष्ठित कवियत्री महादेवी वर्मा की गद्य एवं पद्य की रचनाओं से उनके व्यक्तित्व के दो पहलू देखने को मिलते हैं|
क्रान्ति प्रसूता: भीकाजी कामा | #IndianWomenInHistory

क्रान्ति प्रसूता: भीकाजी कामा | #IndianWomenInHistory

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उस परिषद में मैडम भीकाजी कामा ने साड़ी पहनकर भारतीय झंडा हाथ में लेकर लोगों को भारत के विषय में जानकारी दी। इसके बाद से उन्हें ‘क्रांति-प्रसूता’ कहा जाने लगा|
Bhanwari Devi : A Hero We Failed | #IndianWomenInHistory

Bhanwari Devi: A Hero We Failed

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25 years have passed, and her rapists continue to walk free. 25 years and Bhanwari Devi still awaits justice.
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: Among The Architects Of The Indian Republic | #IndianWomenInHistory

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: Among The Architects Of The Indian Republic | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit was the face of the newly independent India and the first woman to be the President of the UN General Assembly.
ताराबाई शिंदे: ‘स्त्री-पुरुष तुलना’ से की भारतीय नारीवाद की शुरुआत | #IndianWomenInHistory

ताराबाई शिंदे: ‘स्त्री-पुरुष तुलना’ से की भारतीय नारीवाद की शुरुआत | #IndianWomenInHistory

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ताराबाई शिंदे की रचना ‘स्त्री-पुरुष तुलना’ में स्त्रियों की गुलाम मानसिकता से मुक्ति दिलाने की प्रेरणा प्रदान करती है| ज़ोरदार सामाजिक क्रांति का संदेश इसमें है| नारीवादी सोच का यह पहला विस्फोट है|
Remembering Tarabai Shinde: Breaking Caste, Patriarchy And Glass Ceilings | #IndianWomenInHistory

Remembering Tarabai Shinde: Breaking Caste, Patriarchy And Glass Ceilings | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Tarabai Shinde is, as we know it, the first Indian feminist literary critic. Her exposé on the patriarchal setup and stereotypes women were subjected to appeared almost a century before Simone De Beavoir's The Second Sex, the foundation stone for feminist discourse.
Lihaaf - Ismat Chughtai - Indian Muslim Feminists

6 Indian Muslim Feminists In History

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These six Indian Muslim feminists believed in providing equal rights and representation to the women in India.
#IndianWomenInHistory: Remembering The Untold Legacies of Indian Women

#IndianWomenInHistory: Remembering The Untold Legacies of Indian Women

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In #IndianWomenInHistory campaign, we will remember the untold legacies of women who shaped India for the month of March, which is globally celebrated as Women's History Month.

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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'.
surayya tyabji woman who designed indian flag

Surayya Tyabji: The Woman Who Designed Our National Flag | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Despite the design of the national flag being popularly credited to Pingali Venkayyah, Surayya Tyabji was the one who came up the final design.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

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Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.