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Feminism in India is kin to feminism everywhere else: a history and a present of thinking and doing, argumentation and activism, organizing and institutionalizing, pushing and yielding. In India as in other countries, the literary record of women’s voices has more than a millennium-long history, largely through religio…

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Karen Pechilis, “Feminism”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_9000000159>
First published online: 2012

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