Women's Week 2021

Bhavani Devi Makes History, Becomes the First Indian Fencer to Qualify for Olympics

  • Bhavani Devi became the first ever Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics. The sabre fencer has given fencing an identity in India and has won laurels at the international level through her hard work and determination. Watch the video to find out more. (Video by Apurva P)

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Justice Anna Chandy: The First Female High Court Judge of India

Anna Chandy, India's first female judge, was also the first Indian woman to serve as a judge in a high court. As a first-generation feminist, she advocated women’s rights and questioned sexist laws that affected women. Watch the video to find out more about her. (Video by Apurva P)
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