Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s Role in the Emancipation of Dalit Women

Commemorating the 126th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Newsclick inteviews Dr.Shailaja D. Paik, Faculty of History, University of Cincinnati and author of 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. He played a major role in fighting the rights of women and urging Dalit women to fight private patriarchy and lead their movement for dignity. 

 


 

Also watch the first from our series Living Ambedkar Jayati, an inteview with Vira Sathidar, covener, IPTA Nagpur, and actor in Court, here