The Indian freedom movement bred tales of incredible bravery but few are as incredible as that of Rajamani. She was a teenage Indian spy in Burma, whose dramatic story, which includes living in a tree to save her life, will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Her soulful renditions captured the hearts of an entire nation but beneath her phenomenal talent was a wellspring of pain. On her 106th birth anniversary, we bring you the incredible story of Begum Akhtar, who defied the patriarchy to etch her name in music history
Did you know that a woman from Gujarat was responsible for forcing the United Nations to make the opening lines of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights more gender-neutral? She broke caste barriers to marry the man she loved and also helped frame the Constitution of India. Read all about a forgotten hero named Hansa Mehta
Rashid Jahan ‘declared war’ on conservative Muslim society through an explosive anthology she co-authored, titled Angarey. It may have earned her death threats but Rashid became an inspiration for generations of women writers to come.
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