Episode 79: Bimla Vishwapremi, a feminist activist, on women's rights in India


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On this episode of en(gender)ed, our guest is Bimla Vishwapremi, a feminist activist in India fighting for Dalit and women’s rights around issues of ending violence, promoting education and investment in women’s businesses through microfinancing, and Dalit forest rights.

We speak to Bimla today about her work in all of these areas and its intersection of class, caste, and gender. Our conversation will be conducted in English and Hindi with a translation by an Indian activist.

During our conversation, Bimla and I referenced the following resources and topics:


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