Who did great work in promoting women’s education?
Hailed as a pioneer in women’s education, Savitribai Phule and her husband, social reformer Jyotirao Phule started what is believed to be India’s first school for girls here 171 years ago. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among those who paid tributes to this remarkable woman on her birth anniversary on Friday.
Who fought for girls?
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, pioneers of the Women’s Rights Movement, 1891. Perhaps the most well-known women’s rights activist in history, Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, to a Quaker family in the northwestern corner of Massachusetts.
Who started the feminist movement?
The wave formally began at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 when three hundred men and women rallied to the cause of equality for women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton (d. 1902) drafted the Seneca Falls Declaration outlining the new movement’s ideology and political strategies.
Who fought for women’s in India?
Sarojini Naidu (1879 – 1949)
Naidu helped establish the Women’s Indian Association (WIA) with other social reformers and travelled the country to encourage women. Her first piece of work was at the age of 12 titled Maher Muneer.