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Category Archives: WARRIHERS

Women Who Believed in Themselves : Happy Birthday J K Rowling, Thank you for giving us a wonderful childhood!

One of the most powerful speeches we have ever heard, J K Rowling talks about – The Power of Failure – how when she touched her rock bottom as she got divorced, was a single mom and poor all at the same time; she lost all her fear in life. She talks about how when […]

Women like Dr. Reddi, the first woman doctor in India, a surgeon, a educator, a lawmaker & a social reformer. A rebel & a feminist!

  Dr. Reddi worked for the abolition of Devadasi, and raising age of consent for marriage of girls from 16 to 21. In 1954, she opened the Cancer Institute in Chennai and in 1956 was awarded the Padma Bhushan; her name is written in golden words during India’s Independence struggle Born to a devdasi, her […]

Ismat Chughtai, an iconoclast feminist women writer

Ismat Chughtai, a renowed Urdu women writer who’s celebrated for her honest and progressive feminist writings. Exploring the lives of women depicted in the 20th century. Her path-breaking work on homosexuality, femininity, class structures and conflict. Ismat, a fierce feminist Muslim women writer; who’s writings were celebrated yet censored, thanks to their honesty. She was one […]

Kalpana Saroj, the Original Slumdog Millionaire

She was married at a very tender age of 12, into a household that looked at her only as a maid. She was physically abused by her in-laws, and when her father realized this he rescued her and brought her back home. Her teenage life was tumultuous and it was her close encounters with death […]