Vina Mazumdar

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Birthday
28, 1927
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 30, 2013 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
28, 1927
Birthplace
India
Death Date
May 30, 2013 (86)

About

Feminist pioneer of India who was the director of the Centre for Women's Development Studies in Delhi.

Before Fame

She was on the Ashutosh College Girls Students Union at Asutosh College, the University of Calcutta.

Trivia

She was Secretary of the first Committee on the Status of Women in India, whose report, Towards Equality, highlighted the poverty of women in India.

Family Life

She married musician Shankar Mazumdar in 1952.

Associated With

She and author Marina Warner are both feminists who attended Oxford University.