Mon, 04 Feb 2013 05:25:32 GMT
Indian Women Activists: Pics

Never afraid to fight for a good cause even if it means clashing with the big guns, Indian women activists have showed that they have the grit and determination to go the distance. A sample: Irom Sharmila, the "Iron Lady of Manipur" who has been on a continuous hunger strike for the last 12 years demanding the dissolution of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA). We salute these brave women

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Arundhati Roy

Since the international success of her novel The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy has used her celebrity status to tirelessly champion unpopular causes, speaking for those who do not have a voice.

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