Kamla Bhasin, feminist activist, and author breathed her last on Saturday morning at the age of 75.
Bhasin’s work, which dates back to 1970, is concerned with gender, education, human development, and the media. Her poem ‘Kyunki main ladki hoon, mujhe padhna hai’ is well-known, as is her work with Sangat – A Feminist Network. She recited a feminized version of the popular poem Azadi (Freedom) during a conference in 1995. The author was also the One Billion Rising’s South Asia coordinator. She left her job at the United Nations in 2002 to work at Sangat, where she is a founding member and advisor.
To pay our tribute to this inspiring Feminist icon, here are a few top quotes by Kamla Bhasin:
R.I.P Kamla Bhasin! Thanks for inspiring us!