A wider prevalence of women’s education didn’t just mean more women being educated, but it meant women entered the public sphere. It paved the way for women to be leaders and brought dignity for them.
The first female Dalit writer who expressed her views against the discriminatory practices and norm of the society and a student of Savirtibai Phule.
Savitribai Phule is often hailed as the mother of Indian feminism. Many call her modern India’s first feminist. Her contributions to women’s empowerment in the nation are undoubtable. Moreover, she has done so much for women’s education in India, including constructing the first school for women. Along with her husband Jyotibha Phule, she dedicated herself to the cause of women empowerment.
When women were not seen at par with men, these seven women broke barriers and worked for the cause of women’s education, they went on to educate themselves and other women.
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