International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Renu Chakraborty and the Women’s Movement in India: A Journey for Equality and Empowerment of Women
Dr. Paramita Bhadra (Sur Ray)

Renu Chakraborty was a pioneering women in Indian women’s movement. Inspired by communist ideal she firmly believed that women’s emancipation could be achieved if a society free from feudal oppression and exploitation could be achieved. In India she found that millions of Indian women were in chains. They did not have any rights whatsoever. Renu played an active role in arising consciousness about their degraded status. She also played an active role in eradicating social evils that were prevalent in Indian society.

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