Participation of women in indian freedom struggle

Ghazala Parveen

This paper deals with the Indian freedom struggle and contribution of Indian women in this war of independence. The history of Indian Freedom Struggle would be incomplete without mentioning the contributions of women. The sacrifice made by the women of India will occupy the foremost place. They fought with true spirit and undaunted courage and faced various tortures, exploitations and hardships to earn us freedom. Women actively participated in the revolutionary movements for social changes during the national struggle for Independence. The participation of women was not restricted to one type of activity such as the non-violent Satyagraha Movement. Thousands of Indian women dedicated their lives for obtaining freedom of their lives for obtaining freedom of their motherland.

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