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Pathbreakers: The Twentieth Century Muslim Women of India Programme :    Pathbreakers: The Twentieth Century Muslim Women of India
Venue Name: MAIN ART GALLERY, KAMALADEVI COMPLEX
Start Date: 02 Dec 2018
End Date: 08 Dec 2018
Start Time: 10:00
Category Name : EXHIBITION
 
Pathbreakers: The Twentieth Century Muslim Women of India
An exhibition on 21 Muslim Women who gave up the purdah on the eve of Independence and became partners in building a new India. The main body of their work spanned from 1947 until the end of the century and has remained largely invisible, unrecognized and unsung. They became writers, teachers, artists, scientists, lawyers, educators, political workers, trade unionists. A few became MPs, MLAs and some represented India in international fora. The women featured in this exhibition such as Begum Saeeda Khurshid, Begum Sharifa Hamid Ali, Begum Aziza Imam, Begum Saliha Abid Husain and others
 
Inauguration by Syeda Bilgrami Imam on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 18:30
 
(Collaboration: Muslim Women’s Forum; and UN Women)
 


 

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