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Women's leadership, political movements and minority rights
by Durba Mitra
About this EXP
Durba Mitra, Assistant Professor of Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality at Harvard University, talks about women's roles in modern activism.
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Key point 1
Women’s leadership has been critical to political movements, particularly in relation to minority rights.
Key point 2
The Shaheen Bagh protests are an example of women reclaiming public space and leading a broad political movement, beyond women’s issues.
Key point 3
Environmentalism is tied to the rise of feminist thought.
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