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Who Reads Manushi?

Apart from a whole range of concerned women of every age, background and class, Manushi is also read by a wide variety of social and political activists, students, teachers, professionals and people interested in women’s issues and struggles in South Asia.

Even though we cannot directly reach the poor and marginalised whose issues Manushi gives prime focus we have managed to build connections with a large number of those working with rural and urban poor women, who are either making efforts to organise them politically or acting as social or health workers. The Hindi publication was widely used in literacy classes; some translate articles from Manushi in the language of their region and read it aloud to illiterate women, while many others who could not use it directly because of language barriers have tried to incorporate some of Manushi’s ideas into their work. In this way, very slowly, the ideas and information in Manushi have had a wide impact.

  Books, Films and
Music Cassettes
• Zealous Reformers, Deadly Laws
This book, by one of pioneers of the contemporary women's rights movement in India, delves deeply into legislation and law enforcement to (Read more...)
• Deepening Democracy
Challenges of Governance and
Globalization in India
(Oxford University Press)
Deepening Democracy brings together essays on enduring issues such as human rights, governance, and the impact of globalization on the Indian citizen. The covers a range of issues
(Read More…)
• Women Bhakta Poets:
Contains accounts of the life and poetry of some of the most outstanding women in Indian history from the 6th to the 17th
century — Mirabai, Andal, Avvaiyar, Muktabai, Janabai, Bahinabai, Lal
Ded, Toral, Loyal. Many of these poems had never neen translated into english before  (Read More…)
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