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Women Resist Against India’s Citizenship Laws

‘Jamia ki ladkiyon ne raasta dikhaya hai, toh Jamia ki ladkiyon ko Inqualab Zindabad’ [ Jamia’s women have shown us the way, so revolutionary greetings to women of Jamia], This prominent protest slogan speaks volumes about the leadership of women- especially Muslim women- in India’s resistance against the discriminatory citizenship measures passed by the government of India- the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR). Since December 15th when anti CAA-NRC resistance began, women have led 426 protests in India.These include :87 Women led protest Marches 119    Women led protest Rallies 229   Women