Many women protested, wrote, marched and were jailed as part of the Self Respect Movement in Tamil Nadu. What do we know about them?
History has been dominated by men for an awfully long time and they got to shape and write it as they please. It's time we read about women’s history and their contributions too.
Lalithambika Antharjanam: The Writer Who Helped Shape Kerala’s Feminist Literature| #IndianWomenInHistory
The conversations Lalithambika Antharjanam started regarding women's rights and roles, reach well into our own times for our own intellectual and social engagements about the human rights of women.
Charusita Chakravarty was a pinoreeing chemist, who openly spoke out against gender bias in STEM and inspired other women to join in the battle.
Bina Das continued her activism after her nine-year sentencing, until India attained Independence in 1947.
Satyavati M Sirsat worked in the fields of cancer research pathology, wound healing and regeneration, viruses and human cancer for more than 50 years.
Scientists across the country took to the streets to protest for an end to presentations at the Indian Science Congress that promote unscientific personal beliefs.
Kumari Mothey Vedakumari is remembered for being one of three women who became the first women Members of Parliament from Andhra Pradesh in 1957.
Dr. Kamal 'Bai' Ranadive was a pioneer, not just in the field of cancer research, but also in creating, shaping and leading organisations of great repute, like the Indian Cancer Research Centre (ICRC) and the Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA).
The article talks about the Gulabi Gang, a vigilante feminist group based in Uttar Pradesh. It chronicles their history and activism.