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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.

Suniti Choudhury: The Youngest Female Revolutionary Of India | #IndianWomenInHistory

Suniti Choudhury: The Youngest Female Revolutionary Of India | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Suniti Choudhury was held captive in Hijli Detention Camp as a "third class prisoner". The effects of her activities were also faced by her family.
Saraswathi Rajamani: India's Youngest Spy In The INA

Saraswathi Rajamani: India’s Youngest Spy In The INA | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Saraswathi Rajamani was bestowed with the opportunity to investigate government orders and convey any message from the British military to the INA. She would be disguised as a young boy under the name of ‘Mani’.
Pritilata Waddedar: The Revolutionary “Birkannya” From Bengal| #IndianWomenInHistory

Pritilata Waddedar: The Revolutionary “Birkannya” From Bengal| #IndianWomenInHistory

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At a time when women were not allowed into the internal meetings of the armed revolutionary group “Jugantar” in Bengal, Pritilata Waddedar not only participated in armed attacks against the oppressors but also led them.
Captain Prem Mathur: The Woman Who Swore To Fly High|#IndianWomenInHistory

Captain Prem Mathur: The Woman Who Swore To Fly High | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Captain Prem Mathur, a young girl hailing from Allahabad, dared to challenge the ‘cult of domesticity’ and went on to become the first Indian woman commercial pilot.
Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

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Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
Krishna Sobti: Doyen of Hindi Literature | #IndianWomenInHistory

Krishna Sobti: Doyen Of Hindi Literature | #IndianWomenInHistory

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Krishna Sobti was a prolific Hindi writer, who passed away earlier this year who, despite having a strong female presence and presenting bold female characters in her story, has resisted the label of 'women writer'.
Gangubai Hangal: The Vocalist With A Feisty Voice |#IndianWomenInHistory

Gangubai Hangal: The Vocalist With A Feisty Voice |#IndianWomenInHistory

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Gangubai Hangal was an empowered woman who by the dint of her hard labour, dedication and innate talent made it to the highest echelons, despite her poverty and lower caste status.
Forgotten Histories: Adivasi Women Of The Warli Revolt

Forgotten Histories: Adivasi Women Of The Warli Revolt

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The involvement of the tribal women in the Warli revolt was supported by the Kisan Sabha leader, Godaveri Parulekar, also known lovingly as Godutai (elder sister) by the Adivasis.
Bimala Maji And Intersections of Class, Caste and Gender in Tebhaga Movement

Bimala Maji And Intersections Of Class, Caste And Gender In Tebhaga Movement

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Bimala Maji was a peasant activist from Midnapur, Bengal who played a vital role in organising the peasant women into the Nari Bahini (tr. Women's militia) in the Tehbhaga Movement subverting her marginalisation as a lower class, Dalit child-widow into a position of power.

The Channar Revolt: The Fight For A Dignified Existence

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The women of the Nadar community led the Channar revolt from 1813-1859 to fight for their right to wear upper-body clothes to cover their breasts.

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The Power Of Delusion: Debunking Reasons One Might Still Support BJP Government

Power Of Delusion: Debunking Reasons Why Some Still Support BJP

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In a time of increasing persecution of Muslims, we still come across people who believe that the existing BJP government will lead India to a bright future.
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.