Women's Struggle for the Vote: 1917-1937

@article{Basu2008WomensSF,
  title={Women's Struggle for the Vote: 1917-1937},
  author={Aparna Basu},
  journal={Indian Historical Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={35},
  pages={128 - 143}
}
  • A. Basu
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • Sociology
  • Indian Historical Review
This article explores the demand of the Indian women's movement in the period 1917–1937 for political representation for women. This campaign took place within the framework of the constitutional reforms of 1919 and 1935. The Women's Indian Association founded by Margaret Cousins and her colleagues in 1917 demanded women's franchise and eligibility to the legislature on the same basis as men. The WIA launched a vigorous campaign and was supported by the Indian National Congress and the Muslim… Expand
A Historical Perspective on Gender Inequality and Development in the World Economy, c. 1850-2000
The main objective of this dissertation is to add a historical perspective to the debate on the link between gender inequality and development. To do so, the dissertation first documents globalExpand
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