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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.

Kalpana Dutta : The Revolutionary Who Rewrote Unwritten Women's History| #IndianWomenInHistory

Kalpana Dutta : The Revolutionary Who Rewrote Unwritten Women’s History| #IndianWomenInHistory

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Kalpana Dutta was one of such women who not only took up arms but also gave the historic event a written memoir. Memory itself stands as resistance.
Malika Kishwar: The Queen Who Ventured Beyond The Zenana| #IndianWomenInHistory

Malika Kishwar: The Queen Who Ventured Beyond The Zenana | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Malika Kishwar had to overcome a lot of bureaucratic issues to seek Queen Vicotria’s audience. Her initial requests were denied on suspicious grounds.
What Do We Know Today About The Keezhvenmani Massacre?

What Do We Know Today About The Keezhvenmani Massacre?

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The Keezhvenmani massacre has been part of left and Dalit discourses but remain forgotten in many mainstream platforms.
C B Muthamma: India's First Woman IFS Officer | #IndianWomenInHistory

C B Muthamma: India’s First Woman IFS Officer | #IndianWomenInHistory

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C B Muthamma believes social justice is an integral part of our constitution where gender justice will remain a non-negotiable article of faith.
Mithan Tata: The Barrister Who Advocated Women's Voting Rights | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mithan Tata: The Barrister Who Advocated Women’s Voting Rights | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Mithan Tata was the first woman barrister to practice in a court. She was also a sheriff of Mumbai and served as a president of All India Women’s Conference.
Gauri Lankesh: The Fearless Journalist And Activist | #IndianWomenInHistory

Gauri Lankesh: The Fearless Journalist And Activist

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Gauri Lankesh was a staunch critic of the Right-Wing politics, that subscribed to the virulent brand of Hindu nationalism called the Hindut
Mahadevi Verma: A Feminist Writer And Humanitarian | #IndianWomenInHistory

Mahadevi Verma: A Feminist Writer And Humanitarian | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Mahadevi Verma was a preacher of the Buddhist philosophy and wrote about issues of great importance such as, women’s issues and social reforms.
Janki Devi: The Woman Who Took Part In Swadeshi Movement | #IndianWomenInHistory

Janki Devi: The Woman Who Took Part In Swadeshi Movement | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Smt. Janki Devi Bajaj was a strong advocator of the Gandhian way of life. During the nationalist movement of India, she actively participated in the Swadeshi movement.
Sulochanabai Dongre: The Woman Who Advocated Birth-Control In Dalit Feminism | #IndianWomenInHistory

Sulochanabai Dongre: The Woman Who Advocated Birth-Control In Dalit Feminism | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Sulochanabai Dongre was very important politically as she was the first nationwide call for birth control and education as major barriers to overcome for achieving parity, post Periyar.
Like many women revolutionaries of her time, Durga Devi fought not only to repel the autocratic government from her homeland but shape the route to women's participation in the freedom struggle.

Durga Devi: The Revolutionary Who Led Bhagat Singh To Freedom | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Like many women revolutionaries of her time, Durga Devi fought not only to repel the autocratic government from her homeland but shape the route to women's participation in the freedom struggle.

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Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

Why Is Sex Or Sexuality Education In Indian Schools Still A Taboo?

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It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
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‘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'.
Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

Islamophobia In The Times Of A Pandemic

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The layer that covers the entire crisis looks a lot like communal hatred or Islamophobia which is something that has been used in a country like India, time and again, to cover up the failings of a government.