Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and the Role of Dalit Women in Emancipation

“Babasaheb Ambedkar urged Dalit women to fight private patriarchy and lead the movement for liberation of the Depressed Classes”

Interview with Dr Shailaja D Paik

Commemorating the 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, Newsclick brings to you  Dr Shailaja D Paik Faculty of History, University of Cincinnati and Author: Dalit Women's Education in Modern India: Double Discrimination. Dr Paik takes us through Dr Ambedkar’s educational journey as a student, educationalist and a policy maker. She talks about his role in fighting for the rights of women and the emphasis on Dalit women to fight private patriarchy and urging them to lead the movement for dignity. Dr Paik expresses the need to learn what Babasaheb Ambedkar had to say on the constitution and governance of the country.



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