Gandhi and Women

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Madhu Kishwar, Manushi Prakashan, 1986 Price. Rs. 50 (India), Pages: 56

An essay on Mahatma Gandhi’s lifelong involvement with women’s issues – the strategies and methods he used for drawing women into the freedom movement, and the role that women played in evolving his philosophy of non-violent satyagraha. The essay also explores how while confronting the problem of mass mobilization, Gandhi became aware of women not only in terms of their problems but also as a powerful potential force in society, hitherto overlooked and suppressed.

The Girl From Kathua

About the Book:

On January 10, 2018, a little girl allegedly disappeared in Kathua district of Jammu province. Even before her body was recovered a week later, a sinister narrative was launched alleging that the girl was abducted, gang raped and killed by ‘RSS-minded’ Hindus in a Hindu temple. Talib Hussain, a PDP-Hurriyat activist with criminal antecedents led the campaign, in which Patwari Sanji Ram was declared as the ‘mastermind’.

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