Women in Politics

Lokamma, 30, Ward Member, Hokarna Village Council, Bidar District, Karnataka

“I will stand by them, fight for their rights”: One Dalit Woman Panchayat Leader’s Fight For Social Justice

For Lokamma (30), a Dalit woman leader,  who won her seat in Hokarna Panchayat in Bidar district, in the Gram Panchayat elections in December 2020 in …

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Lathika Subhash, the former president of Kerala Mahila Congress shaved her head in a public protest against inadequate tickets to women candidates by the Indian National Congress/ credit: Manorama Online

Long In The Backseat In Kerala Politics, Women Now Claim Their Space

Thiruvananthapuram:Kerala’s first Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) was a woman. Rosamma Punnoose, 44 years-old when Kerala elected its first post-Independence legislative assembly in 1957, was elected …

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Women MPs in the Lok Sabha. (From left to right) Remya Haridas (Kerala), Jothimani Sennimalai (Tamil Nadu), G.Madhavi (Andhra Pradesh) Photo credit: Annapurna Verma

Women MPs Ask Most Questions In The Inaugural Budget Session in Lok Sabha

96% of women Members of Parliament (MPs) participated in a debate and 62% of women asked questions from different ministries in the Lok Sabha-the lower house- …

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