Fostering Sisterhood: Muslim Women and the All-India Ladies' Association

  title={Fostering Sisterhood: Muslim Women and the All-India Ladies' Association},
  author={S. Lambert-Hurley},
  journal={Journal of Women's History},
  pages={40 - 65}
  • S. Lambert-Hurley
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Women's History
  • This article focuses on the activities of the All-India Ladies' Association. Founded in 1918 at the instigation of an elite group of primarily Muslim women in the princely state of Bhopal in central India, it represents one of the earliest efforts to introduce ideas of women's autonomy across geographic or sectarian boundaries to the movement for women's rights in India. It also signifies the consolidation of colonial and indigenous models of reform with regard to education, child marriage… CONTINUE READING
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