10 women social reformers who fought to bring change in India (2022)

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Indian women have always been an epitome of beauty, strength, and intelligence. Today, the success of Indian women across various walks of life has proven that they have earned this reputation very deservingly. If you look deeper you will realise that one of the major contributors to the Indian society have been the active participation of some very focussed and dedicated women. The women activists have played a significant role in changing many social evils and have been a shining beacon of hope. Some of them have displayed exemplary devotion in their respective fields. Here are 10 Indian women who clearly deserve a standing ovation:

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Aruna Roy is best known for her efforts to fight corruption and promote government transparency. Her parents have had a major impact on her life; her father instilled a strong social conscience, while her mother taught her to be independent minded. After studying in Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry and Indraprastha College in Delhi, Aruna started teaching. But, she realised that teaching wasn’t her passion as she aimed to become a civil servant. She cleared the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) examination in 1967. Aruna is known as a prominent leader of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS), a social and grassroots organisation for the empowerment of workers and peasants. In 2005, she played a crucial role in establishing the Right to Information Act (RTI). Aruna has received various awards for her service to the society, such as the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership in 2000, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academia and Management in 2010.In 2011, Aruna was named as one of the ‘100 most influential people across the world’ by Time Magazine.

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Medha Patkar is a social reformer turned politician. Born in Mumbai, Medha had a keen interest in public service at a very early age. Being a daughter of a trade union leader, she started understanding the problems faced by the underprivileged and felt the need to serve them. Her father took active part in the Indian Independence Movement, while her mother was member of Swadar, an organisation formed to assist and support women who are financially weak, and helped them in getting educated. Patkar is an MA in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Science. She left her position from the faculty as well as her unfinished PhD when she became completely involved in the tribal and peasant communities in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat. She is best recognised as the founding member of the famous Narmada Bachao Andolan – a movement to save the rivers and people of Gujarat. As a candidate of Aam Aadmi Party in 2014, she received 8.9 percent of votes. She resigned from Aam Aadmi Party’s primary member on March 28, 2015.

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Kiran Bedi was born and bred in the holy city of Amritsar, Punjab. She is a social activist and the first woman IPS officer in the country. She has not only served her department with full conviction, but has also made whole-hearted contribution to many social causes. A former tennis player, the multi-talented social activist from Amritsar is credited for bringing down the number of crimes against women in West Delhi during her service. She introduced several reforms at Tihar Jail, which gained worldwide acclaim and won her the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 1994. In 2003, Kiran became the first Indian woman to be appointed as a Police Advisor to the Secretary-General of the United Nations in the Department of Peace Keeping Operations. She resigned in 2007 to focus on social activism and writing. She has written several books, and runs the India Vision Foundation.

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Arundhati Roy is an author, actress, and political activist. She was best known for the award-winning novel The God of Small Things (1997) and for her involvement in environmental and human rights causes. Arundhati’s father was a Bengali tea planter, and her mother was a Christian of Syrian descent who challenged India’s inheritance laws by successfully suing for the right of Christian women to receive an equal share of their fathers’ estates. Though trained as an architect, Arundhati had little interest in design; she dreamed instead of a writing career. She has campaigned along with activist Medha Patkar against the Narmada dam project, stating that the dam will displace half a million people, with little or no compensation, and will not provide the projected irrigation, drinking water and other benefits. In recognition of her outspoken advocacy of human rights, Arundhati was awarded the Lannan Cultural Freedom Award in 2002, the Sydney Peace Prize in 2004, and the Sahitya Akademi Award from the Indian Academy of Letters in 2006.

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Irom Sharmila popularly known as the “Iron Lady of Manipur” is the most recognisable face of the conflict-ridden state in the North East. In spite of not clearing her class XII, she has become an “icon of public resistance” in her state. For Irom, her father has had a great influence in her life. On November 2, 2000, she began a hunger strike after the “Malom Massacre” where 10 people were killed, which had a major impact on her. Having refused food and water for more than 500 weeks, she has been recognised as “the world’s longest hunger striker”. On International Women’s Day, 2014 she was voted as the top woman icon of India by MSN Poll.Though Irom has refused both water and food, the government continues to force feed her. Every year, she is arrested on charges of attempt to suicide. It has been 16 years since she started her movement, but her resolve hasn’t broken yet. She states that she will only eat when the Indian government will repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in the seven states of Eastern India.

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Manasi Pradhan is an author and poet who received the Rani Lakshmibai Stree Shakti Puraskar in 2013 for her work in fighting for women rights. Born to a poor family in the state of Odisha, she travelled 15 km daily to the only school in the entire region. She was the first woman from her village to earn a law degree. She has won many accolades including the ‘Outstanding Women Award’ in 2011 from the United Nation’s UN Women and National Commission for Women. She is the founder of Nirbhaya Vahini and OYSS Women and head the Honour for Women National Campaign, a nationwide movement to end violence against women in India. She is also serving on the panel of Central Board of Film Certification (Censor Board) for India. She is a member of the International Governing Council of World Women Organization (WWO) and Inquiry Committee of the National Commission for Women.

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Pramila Nesargi is an Indian lawyer and a well-known women’s rights activist. Her parents have had a major impact on her. Her mother was a freedom fighter and her father was a self-made man. She obtained a law degree at an early age and started practicing law. She is known as a maverick lawyer who fights against sensitive issues such as child labor, house and control, sexual violence at work, domestic violence and prisoner’s plight. She has also contributed in organising various unincorporated sectors. She has been a member of the dictionary committee for English-Kannada translation. She is the first woman to be elected in the past 50 years to the Karnataka Bar Council as Chairman of Bar Association. Pramila has represented a sweep of cases from high profile to controversial cases for which she has often faced severe criticism.

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Amala Akkineni is a former film actress, Bharatanatyam dancer, animal welfare activist, and a mentor to budding film students. Amala was born to an Irish Mother and a Bengali father. Very early in life, she understood the importance of being self-governing and cultured. Her father, an ardent follower of Mahatma Gandhi, taught her to be self-sufficient and fiercely independent.The unconventional upbringing by both her parents has had a great impact on her life. She is also a strong promoter of vegetarianism and is the Co-founder of The Blue Cross of Hyderabad, an NGO in Hyderabad, which works towards the welfare of animals and preservation of animal rights in India. In 1992, she married Nagarjuna Akkineni, who is a Telugu superstar. She has long since walked away from the glitter of movie stardom and entered the hapless world of Hyderabad’s sick, beaten and homeless stray animals hoping to make a difference in their lives.

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Laxmi Agarwal is an Indian campaigner with Stop Acid Attacks and a TV host. She is an acid attack survivor and speaks for the rights of acid attack victims. She was attacked in 2005, at age 15, by a 32-year-old man whose advances she had rejected. Her story, among others, was told in a series on acid attack victims by Hindustan Times. She has also advocated against acid attacks through gathering 27,000 signatures for a petition to curb acid sales, and taking that cause to the Indian Supreme Court. Her petition led the Supreme Court to order the central and state governments to regulate the sale of acid, and the Parliament to make prosecutions of acid attacks easier to pursue. She is the director of Chhanv Foundation, a NGO dedicated to help the survivors of acid attacks in India. Laxmi received a 2014 International Women of Courage award by US First Lady Michelle Obama. She was also chosen as the NDTV Indian of the Year. She is also the face of Viva and Diva, promoting all girls to reflect on their inner beauty rather than exterior appearance.

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Shaheen Mistri is the CEO of Teach for India, and the Founder of Akanksha Founder.She has earned global recognition for her dedication and commitment to the fight for educational equity. Born in Mumbai to a Parsi family, she had an international upbringing. However, she soon realised that children living in the Mumbai’s city slums lacked access to quality education and were deprived of the skills necessary to compete in India’s formal, competitive job market. She founded the first Akanksha Centre in 1989, a non-profit education project that provides after-school tutoring to children from low-income communities. As the recognition of Akanksha’s work grew, Shaheen saw an opportunity to expand her reach even further and work for more transformative changes she launched Teach For India in 2008. Since then, the organisation has recruited, trained, and placed nearly 1,700 Fellows in schools across seven cities. Shaheen is an Ashoka Fellow (2001), a Global Leader for Tomorrow at the World Economic Forum (2002), and an Asia Society 21 Leader (2006).She also serves on the boards of Ummeed. Shaheen has a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Manchester, England.

While we have mentioned only 10 activists, there are several others who have helped bring about a change to the Indian society. We salute the Indian women; however, the struggle is still on. As Alice Walker once said, “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any”. Each and every citizen should consider it as their moral duty and obligation to help shape a better future for India.

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Who are the women reformers of India? ›

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Who fought for women in India? ›

But feminism as an initiative started independently a little later in Maharashtra by pioneering sex of women's rights and education: Savitribai Phule, who started the first school for girls in India (1848); Tarabai Shinde, who wrote India's first feminist text Stri Purush Tulana (A Comparison Between Women and Men) in ...

How did reformers help to bring changes in the situation of women in India? ›

They designed and raised the women's question with extreme care and caution. The reformers did not seek to offend and oust the Indian patriarchy in the process of uprooting practices like sati and widowhood. Rather, they sought to make them active participants in the social movements for the upliftment of Indian women.

Who was the first woman social reformer? ›

Ramabai Ranade (25 January 1862 – 25 January 1924) was an Indian social worker and one of the first women's rights activists in the early 20th century. At the age of 11, she was married to Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade, who was a distinguished Indian scholar and social reformer.

Who fought for women's freedom? ›

It commemorates three founders of America's women's suffrage movement: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott.

Who is the famous women social worker? ›

Jane Addams is probably the most famous social worker of all, and she did her most famous work right around the corner from ChicagoCAC! Hull House, one of the nation's most notable “settlement houses” became a model of on-site social services (a bit like ChicagoCAC, actually) and community engagement.

What are the five social reformers? ›

  • Subramanya Bharathiyaar.
  • Swami Vivekananda.
  • Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar.
  • Debendranath Tagore.
  • Rabindranath Tagore.
  • Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Dwarkanath Ganguly.
  • Gopal Ganesh Agarkar.

Who fought for women education in India? ›

Savitribai Phule, the first female teacher at India's first women's school completes 191. The Life And Times Of Dnyanjyoti Krantijyoti Savitribai PhuleSavitribai Phule was a trailblazer as the first female teacher at India's first women's school.

Who is the first female Army of India? ›

Alka Khurana, also commissioned in 1993, is the first woman from Indian Army to participate in Republic Day Parade and Army Day Parade in 1994. Sapper Shanti Tigga was the first female jawan (private rank) in the Indian Army who joined in 2011.

What were 3 achievements of the women's movement? ›

Divorce laws were liberalized; employers were barred from firing pregnant women; and women's studies programs were created in colleges and universities. Record numbers of women ran for—and started winning—political office.

How did the reform movements help women class 8? ›

Established in 1867 at Bombay, the Prarthana Samaj worked for removing caste restrictions, encouraging the education of women, etc. The Veda Samaj. It was established in 1864. It worked to abolish caste distinctions and promote widow Remarriage and women's education.

What was the role of women in the reforms? ›

Women and women's organizations also worked on behalf of many social and reform issues. By the beginning of the new century, women's clubs in towns and cities across the nation were working to promote suffrage, better schools, the regulation of child labor, women in unions, and liquor prohibition.

Who is the first female teacher? ›

The woman who helped set up the first school for girls in India. Savitribai Phule was a trailblazer in providing education for girls and for ostracized portions of society. She became the first female teacher in India (1848) and opened a school for girls with her husband, Jyotirao Phule.

Who was the first female social worker? ›

Jane Addams

Who is first female freedom fighter of India? ›

The Rani of Jhansi was a pivotal figure in the Indian Revolt of 1857.

Who is the lady freedom fighter of India? ›

Laxmibai, Durga Bhabhi, Rani Gaidinliu, and Velu Nachiyar, among others, embody the spirit of India's 'nari shakti', the PM said. Who were these remarkable women? The queen of the princely state of Jhansi, Rani Laxmibai is known for her role in the First War of India's Independence in 1857.

Who is the most famous female in history? ›

Virgin Mary, 1st-century BC–1st-century AD. The mother of Jesus, Mary is venerated by both Christians and Muslims, and is probably the most famous woman in history.

Who are the top five most powerful women that lead companies? ›

(Clockwise from top left) Karen Lynch, Carol Tomé, Jessica Tan, Jane Fraser, Julie Sweet and Mary Barra topped Fortune's Most Powerful Women in Business list for 2022.

Who is the most inspiring woman? ›

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Who was the female social worker in India? ›

Ramabai Ranade is one the most important female social reformers of India.

Who is a famous reformer? ›

The greatest leaders of the Reformation undoubtedly were Martin Luther and John Calvin. Martin Luther precipitated the Reformation with his critiques of both the practices and the theology of the Roman Catholic Church.

Which are the famous social reformer? ›

Social reformer

In its long history, India is fortunate to have many extraordinary human beings who devoted all their lives to the betterment of society and the upliftment of the downtrodden. A few among them are: Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr.

Is Mother Teresa a social reformer? ›

Mother Teresa - Social Reformer. Mother Teresa the 'angel of mercy' dedicated herself to the service of mankind and served god amongst the poorest of the poor, sick and the dying for more than 50 years of her life.

Who is the first women student in India? ›

Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was an Indian lawyer, social reformer and writer. She was the first female graduate from Bombay University, and the first woman to study law at Oxford University.
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Who first fought for girls education? ›

The fact that Jyotirao Phule, and his wife, Savitribai Phule, were the pioneers of women's education in India is well known. Phule's lifelong drive for women's education stemmed from his own personal experiences as a Dalit man living in 19th century India.

Who is the famous women in education? ›

1. Savitribai Phule- Any article in the field of Women's Education goes incomplete without mentioning this phenomenal woman, Savitribai Phule. She happens to be India's first female teacher.

Who is the 10 freedom fighter? ›

Important Indian Freedom Fighters and their Journeys
Mahatma GandhiFather of the Nation Civil Rights Activist in South Africa Satyagraha Civil Disobedience Movement Quit India Movement
Ram Prasad BismilFounding Member of Hindustan Republican Association
Bal Gangadhar TilakThe Maker of Modern India Swadeshi Movement
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What are the 5 freedom fighters? ›

  • Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Subhash Chandra Bose.
  • Bhagat Singh.
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru.
  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
  • Lala Lajpatrai.
  • Rani Laxmibai.
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Who are the 3 freedom fighters? ›

Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela are prominent examples of how freedom and democratic rights can be won through non-violent methods. During the first half of the 20th century the British Empire began to decline and the colonies were gradually given their independence.

Who is No 1 freedom fighter? ›

Mahatma Gandhi

He is one of the top - most freedom fighters of India. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, Porbandar and was known as the "Father of the Nation" and Mahatma Gandhi for his tremendous exploits.

Who is the 1st freedom fighter in India? ›

Important Indian Freedom Fighters and their contributions
Freedom FighterNotable Activities/Events
Dr. Rajendra PrasadFirst President of The Republic of India Leader from Bihar
Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelActively participated in the Civil Disobedience Movement and Quit India Movement Unified India
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Who is the No 1 freedom fighter in the world? ›

Mahatma Gandhi

His place in the Indian Independence movement is at the very top and is an inspiration for civil rights movements around the world. At the age of 23, Gandhi left India for South Africa (where he lived for two decades) to practice law.

Who was the first girl army? ›

Captain Abhilasha Barak has scripted history as she is now the first woman officer to join the Indian Army as a combat pilot.

Who was the first woman army? ›

British India. In 1942, the Indian National Army (Azaad Hind Fauj) established Rani of Jhansi Regiment, India's first all-women regiment to fight for Indian independence under the leadership of Subash Chandra Bose, with Japanese assistance. It is estimated that over 1,000 women served in the regiment.

Who is the first female soldier? ›

On March 21, 1917, Loretta Perfectus Walsh became America's first official enlisted woman of any service when she joined the Navy. In the spring of 1917, the United States began preparing for the inevitability of war.

Why is women's history important? ›

For girls, knowing women's achievements expands their sense of what is possible. For all of us, knowledge of women's strengths and contributions builds respect and nourishes self esteem — crucial to all children and adults now, and in the years to come. Educators are willing, often eager, to introduce women's history.

What is the history of women's rights? ›

women's rights movement, also called women's liberation movement, diverse social movement, largely based in the United States, that in the 1960s and '70s sought equal rights and opportunities and greater personal freedom for women. It coincided with and is recognized as part of the “second wave” of feminism.

How was the women's movement successful? ›

The women's movement was most successful in pushing for gender equality in workplaces and universities. The passage of Title IX in 1972 forbade sex discrimination in any educational program that received federal financial assistance. The amendment had a dramatic affect on leveling the playing field in girl's athletics.

What is the role of women's movement? ›

The women's movement is made up of women and men who work and fight to achieve gender equality and to improve the lives of women as a social group.

What was the women's right reform? ›

The women's suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy: Disagreements over strategy threatened to cripple the movement more than once.

For which reforms were the women's movement? ›

Reforms such as widow remarriage, women's education, and the right to vote to women were possible due to the work of some reformists like Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Raja Rammohan Roy, Mahatma Jyotirao Phule, Savitribai Phule, Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve, Pandita Ramabai, Ramabai Ranade.

Who was the first woman to vote in India? ›

Petit, Ramabai Ranade, and Shrimati Padmabai Sanjiva Rao. The British Parliament passed the Representation of the People Act 1918, enfranchising women over the age of 30, who were entitled to be, or who were married to someone entitled to be, a local government elector.

Who started the women's reform movement? ›

The National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) was formed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in May of 1869 – they opposed the 15th amendment because it excluded women.

When was the women's reform movement? ›

The movement begins

In 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott organized the first convention regarding women's rights in the United States. Called the Seneca Falls Convention, the event in Seneca Falls, New York, drew over 300 people, mostly women.

Who are famous Indian reformers? ›

  • Subramanya Bharathiyaar.
  • Swami Vivekananda.
  • Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar.
  • Debendranath Tagore.
  • Rabindranath Tagore.
  • Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Dwarkanath Ganguly.
  • Gopal Ganesh Agarkar.

Who is the first woman achiever of India? ›

Indra Gandhi referred to as the first woman in a man's world, became India's first female prime minister in 1966, serving for three terms (1966–77) and a fourth term from 1980 till her assassination in 1984. She is not just the first female prime minister of India, but also the only one to date.

Who are great Indian reformers? ›

Social reformer

In its long history, India is fortunate to have many extraordinary human beings who devoted all their lives to the betterment of society and the upliftment of the downtrodden. A few among them are: Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Dr.

Who is the most famous female activist? ›

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Who called Class 8 reformers? ›

One such reformer was Raja Rammohun Roy (1772-1833). He founded a reform association known as the Brahmo Sabha (later known as the Brahmo Samaj) in Calcutta. People such as Rammohun Roy are described as reformers because they felt that changes were necessary in society, and unjust practices needed to be done away with.

What are the 5 social reform movements? ›

1 Arya Samaj, Brahmo Samaj, Atmiya Sabha, Deva Samaj, Prarthana Samaj, Tattvabodhini Sabha, Theosophical society, young Bengal movement, Deoband movement, Faraizi movement, Ramakrishna mission, satyashodhak samaj and Ahmadiyya movement were some of the major social and religious reform movements of the 19th century.

Who is a famous reformer? ›

The greatest leaders of the Reformation undoubtedly were Martin Luther and John Calvin. Martin Luther precipitated the Reformation with his critiques of both the practices and the theology of the Roman Catholic Church.

Who is the first lady student in India? ›

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Cornelia Sorabji, c. 1924
Born15 November 1866 Nashik, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died6 July 1954 (aged 87) London, United Kingdom
Alma materBombay University Somerville College, Oxford
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Who was the first woman student in India? ›

Savitri bai Phule. Mrs. Phule was born in Naya Ganj oh Satara District in the state of Maharashtra in 1831.

Who was first woman? ›

Lilith, The Legend of the First Woman is a 19th-century rendition of the old rabbinical legend of Lilith, the first woman, whose life story was dropped unrecorded from the early world, and whose home, hope, and Eden were passed to another woman.

Who are the three social reformers? ›

Brave reformers like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Dayanand Saraswati and many more, fought and brought reforms to better the society.

Is Mother Teresa a social reformer? ›

Mother Teresa - Social Reformer. Mother Teresa the 'angel of mercy' dedicated herself to the service of mankind and served god amongst the poorest of the poor, sick and the dying for more than 50 years of her life.

Who was the great social reformer? ›

Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a great social reformer. He lived in the 19th century Bengal.
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Who was the first woman that fight for freedom? ›

1. Sojourner Truth (1797-1883) fearlessly fought for gender and racial equality.

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