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India - South Asia
Genres Academic, Non Fiction, Drama/Script writing, Journalist, Literary Journalist, Editor, Publisher
Madhu Kishwar is an activist, writer and publisher. She is best known as the founder editor and trustee of Manushi, a journal about women and society. She is deeply involved in a wide range of issues such as electoral reform, people’s struggles for basic survival needs, women’s rights for property, and religious conflicts, to name a few. She is an activist who is well known for taking a non-partisan, non-violent, and culturally sensitive approach to any economic, political or social problem confronting India today.
The author of several books, one of her recent publications is Deepening Democracy: Challenges of Globalisation and Governance. She is currently senior fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies.
Deepening Democracy: Challenges of Globalisation and Governance (2005)
Religion at the Service of Nationalism and other essays
Off the beaten track: Rethinking gender justice for Indian women
In Search of Answers: Indian Women's Voices from Manushi (1984)
Oxford University Press, Zed Books (London)
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