Author: Kamlesh Mohan
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123768014
Rameshwari Nehru (1886-1966), a versatile personality, an eloquent speaker and a strong believer in Gandhian values, worked for the social dignity, economic and political rights of Harijans as well as for women rights.
A prominent social worked of India; Rameshwari Nehru advocated the use of legal and administrative measures for the abolition of untouchability and encouraged women to participate in political movements.
Her work included the broadening of the social base of Indian women’s movement by including women for lower middle class and from all religious communities especially Muslims. She also infused self-consciousness among the middle class women by starting the first women’s magazine Stree-Darpan.
1. Life-sketch and Achievements
2. Experiments with Media: Cultivating Women’s Minds
3. Crusade for Women’s Rights
4. Engagement with Harijan Problem