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Overview: Reform Movements for Women in 19th Century (in Hindi)
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This lesson discusses the course pattern. It talks about the concept of agency and the relationship between varied issues related to women.

Nandini Maharaj is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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tq sir for this course
Neelabh Bhardwaj
9 months ago
Wow very very very nice mam 🙏🏻
great work mam and great course
you r great educator.I bow down to you.
thanks mam mera du me 2nd year paper -india after gandhi me women movement topic tha aur aapne ise clear kar dia .me ab puri tarah se paper me likhunga thanks

  2. ABOUT ME BA (Hons.) in History from Lady Shri Ram MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University Love to teach, read and dance

  3. AREAS OF REFORM FOR WOMEN 1. Sati (Bengal Sati Regulation, 1829) 2. Widow remarriage (Hindus Widow Remarriage Act 1856) 3. Age of Consent Act, 1891 4. Female Infanticide 5. Education for Women

  4. AGENCY OF WOMEN Initially (early 19th century), agency of women in the battle for their emancipation was missing Women became a curency for the British government and . .Women became a currency for the British government and Indian intelligentsia to demonstrate their superiority The site of contestation between tradition and modernity .Women were considered either victims of male oppression when forced to commit sati/into an early marriage etc, or victims of ideological brainwash when following social protocol voluntarily

  5. IMPORTANT WOMEN OF MODERN INDIA 1. Rani Gaidinliu 2. Rani Laxmibai 3. Rani Ahilyabai Holkar 9. Pritilata Wadde 4. Rani Chinnamma 5. Sister Nivedita 6. Kanaklata Barua 7. Kalpana Dutt 8. Aruna Asaf Ali 10. Sucheta Kriplani (also: Lal Ded, Rani Rudramanidevi)