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‘Lady Doctors’ Are The Norm Today, But Do We Know All These 6 Trailblazers?

The stories of the trailblazers in Kavitha Rao's book Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India's First Women in Medicine, and the challenges they triumphed over, need to find their rightful place in history.

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Remembering Nalapat Balamani Amma On Her 112th Birth Anniversary Today

Today, 19th July 2021, is the 112th birth anniversary of Nalapat Balamani Amma, the mother of poet Kamala Das, and an iconic poet herself.

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Rani Lakshmibai Fought For Her People’s Rights, How Can Someone Call Her ‘Inauspicious’?!
Rani Lakshmibai

Today, I heard a comment that "Rani Lakshmi Bai was inauspicious, she lost her baby, her husband, and finally her kingdom." What, really?! Haven't you read any history?

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Delhi Walks: How We Can Reshape Lives Through Powerful Stories Of Women In History

Can history which is otherwise generally written by men, about men, be explored from women’s perspective? As it turns out, yes.

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Aruna Asaf Ali: Remembering The Legacy Of A Political Activist Who Fought Against All Odds
Aruna Asaf Ali

Way ahead of her time, educator & political activist Aruna Asaf Ali remains an inspiration to all Indian women who dream of great heights.

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Why We Need More Stories Like That Of Rani Jindan, Punjab’s Last Queen
Rani Jindan

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's Rani Jindan, the Last Queen of Punjab, is a flawed, real woman, who does not hesitate to do what she must.

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