Resisting Injustice

The article discusses the history of the women's movement in India in the 20th century. Topics include the role of Dalit women in the long heritage of resistance struggles in the country, the rise of the second wave of the women's movement which took up issues concerning women including do...

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Published in:Cross currents
Main Author: Gnanadason, Aruna 1949-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2016]
In:Cross currents
Year: 2016, Volume: 66, Issue: 2, Pages: 215-226
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B India / Feminist movement / Non-violent resistance / Injustice / Protest
Further subjects:B VIOLENCE
B WOMEN
B HIJAB (Islamic clothing)
B FAMILY violence
B DALIT women
B History
B ALCOHOLISM
B FEMINISM
B INDIA
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Summary:The article discusses the history of the women's movement in India in the 20th century. Topics include the role of Dalit women in the long heritage of resistance struggles in the country, the rise of the second wave of the women's movement which took up issues concerning women including domestic violence, alcoholism and state-sponsored violence, and women's resistance to veiling or wearing of hijab, head scarves and long sleeves.
ISSN:1939-3881
Contains:Enthalten in: Cross currents
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1111/cros.12179