She was more than just a queen. Catch Historian Ruby Lal as she talks about how and why Nur Jahan hasn’t been given her due in Indian history. #LHIBookClub
As a teenager, she helped set up a school. She spent the rest of her life as a lawyer and an activist, demanding more for women who couldn’t represent themselves. She also served in the Constituent Assembly and even had Jawaharlal Nehru as one of the witnesses at her wedding. Catch Durgabai Deshmukh’s remarkable story
Here are stories of some women pioneers – doctors, lawyers, scientists, educators and even spies – who fought to be taken seriously and had to contend with name-calling and ridicule, until their grit and vision forced changes in the system.
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