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 had to overcome a lot of bureaucratic issues to seek Queen Vicotria’s audience. Her initial requests were denied on suspicious grounds.
The Keezhvenmani massacre has been part of left and Dalit discourses but remain forgotten in many mainstream platforms.
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 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 was a staunch critic of the Right-Wing politics, that subscribed to the virulent brand of Hindu nationalism called the Hindut
Mahadevi Verma was a preacher of the Buddhist philosophy and wrote about issues of great importance such as, women’s issues and social reforms.
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 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.