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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.

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.
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.
Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time

Watch: The Life And Times Of Amrita Sher-Gil

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Amrita Sher-Gil is one of India's foremost painters, often called India's Frida Kahlo. On the 103rd anniversary of her birth, we celebrate this exceptional woman.
Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time

Life of Amrita Sher-Gil: An Artist Way Ahead Of Her Time | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Amrita Sher-Gil's rare ability of depicting liveliness in the complex realities of her paintings, she portrayed the ideas of human bonds like no other artist of her time.
Playing With Fire: Remembering Qurratulain Hyder

Playing With Fire: Remembering Qurratulain Hyder | #IndianWomenInHistory

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“I don’t have a great mission in life and I never thought it was necessary for a writer to have one." – Qurratulain Hyder
Jhalkari Bai: The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Forgotten Dalit History

Jhalkari Bai: The Indian Rebellion Of 1857 And Forgotten Dalit History | #IndianWomenInHistory

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The story of Jhalkari Bai as a Dalit Virangana tells us why looking at the representations of Dalit women in the history of 1857 is crucial.
The Life and Times of Literary Iconoclast Ismat Chughtai

The Life and Times of Literary Iconoclast Ismat Chughtai | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Ismat Chughtai is today regarded as one of the stalwarts of Urdu writing, but back in her heydays, she was considered nothing short of a rebel, an iconoclast.
7 Historic Indian Women In STEM We Don't Know Of But Should

Historic Indian Women In STEM We Don’t Know Of But Should

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If you are asked to make a list of Indian women in STEM and your list begins and ends with the name Kalpana Chawla, you’re not alone. There are in fact, numerous Indian women in STEM who have contributed towards shaping science and in that process our lives too. Hence, it is important we know them, appreciate them and acknowledge their struggles.

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My Experiences Of Sexual Assault: Toxic 'Dada-Culture' Of Presidency University

My Sexual Assault Trials & Toxic ‘Dada-Culture’ Of Presidency University

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My account isn’t that of an individual’s. It is a reflection of the toxic politics that goes on in the most literate political circles of Kolkata, like that of Presidency University.
Netflix's Sex Education Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

Netflix’s Sex Education Season 2 Talks About Sexuality Seamlessly

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The Netflix comedy-drama series Sex Education which premiered on January 2019 had already garnered significant attention and millions of viewers owing to its fresh take on teenage sexual (mis)adventures and its sensitive storytelling.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.