Savitribai Phule and Fatima Sheikh: Pioneers of Indian education

Anjali Noronha
January is the birth month of two extraordinary women teachers – Savitribai Phule and Fatima Sheikh – who worked to uplift the downtrodden despite belonging to the less privileged sections of the society themselves. At a time when educating girls was shunned in society, these women braved insult, abuse, and atrocities to teach girls from the deprived communities.

A community’s struggle for dignity

Sawni, Sanjhali, and Tasveer are all from the Pardhi community in Bhopal. They share their experiences, struggles, and thoughts on what can be done to improve the situations of communities like theirs. Sawni is a first year college student in Read More …

The margins of the society: a spotlight

Anjali Noronha January is the month we celebrate Republic Day. January is also the month of the birthdays of two iconic women teachers – Savitribai Phule and Fatima Sheik, who dedicated their lives to educate women, girls, and boys of Read More …