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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.

Who Were The Women of The Self-Respect Movement?

Who Were The Women of The Self Respect Movement? | #DalitHistoryMonth

Many women protested, wrote, marched and were jailed as part of the Self Respect Movement in Tamil Nadu. What do we know about them?
Watch: Does Women's History Matter? Here Is What Delhi Had To Say

Watch: Does Women’s History Matter? Here Is What Delhi Had To Say

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

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: The Chemist Who Fought Sexism In STEM|#IndianWomenInHistory

Charusita Chakravarty: The Chemist Who Fought Sexism In STEM | #IndianWomenInHistory

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: The Brave Freedom Fighter Who Died In Anonymity

Bina Das: The Brave Freedom Fighter Who Died In Anonymity | #IndianWomenInHistory

Bina Das continued her activism after her nine-year sentencing, until India attained Independence in 1947.
Satyavati M Sirsat: Pioneer In Indian Cancer Research | #IndianWomenInHistory

Satyavati M Sirsat: Pioneer In Indian Cancer Research | #IndianWomenInHistory

Satyavati M Sirsat worked in the fields of cancer research pathology, wound healing and regeneration, viruses and human cancer for more than 50 years.
Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

Indian Scientists Protest Against The Pseudo-Science Propagated by Indian Science Congress

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 Veda Kumari: One Of The First Women MPs Of Andhra Pradesh

Kumari Mothey Vedakumari: One Of The First Women MPs Of Andhra Pradesh

Kumari Mothey Vedakumari is remembered for being one of three women who became the first women Members of Parliament from Andhra Pradesh in 1957.
Kamal ‘Bai’ Ranadive: India’s forgotten Cancer Crusader | #DesiSTEMinist

Kamal Ranadive: India’s Forgotten Cancer Crusader| #IndianWomenInHistory

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).
gulabi gang members with lathis

Gulabi Gang: Breaking The Ceiling With Lathis | #IndianWomenInHistory

The article talks about the Gulabi Gang, a vigilante feminist group based in Uttar Pradesh. It chronicles their history and activism.

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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

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

Kabir Singh: The Poster Boy For Toxic Masculinity

With a predictable plot, unnecessary violence, the resurgence of a broken hero and typical stalker-turned-lover relation, Kabir Singh is a painful three-hour experience for the viewer.
Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual Discharge | #ThePadEffect

Is Menstrual Blood Really Impure? A Scientific Take On Myths & Facts Of Menstrual...

A science based rationale to challenge myths surrounding impurity of menstrual blood by understanding what composites normal blood and menstrual discharge.