chapter  11
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Looking at Ourselves: The Women's Movement in Hyderabad

For almost a decade, Stree Shakti Sanghatana, a small, articulate group that set out to politicize women's issues, changed the character of political discourse in Andhra Pradesh. As part of the second-wave feminist movement that emerged throughout India in the 1970s, SSS had a distinctive identity that was rooted in the specific political context from which it emerged.