Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine – Kavitha Rao

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Westland
  • Genre: N0n-fiction
  • ISBN: 9789390679058

At a time when the medicine is a highly sought-after career for Indian women, it is hard to imagine what it was like for the pioneers. The story of how firmly they were bound in fetters of family, caste, and society, and how fiercely they fought to escape, needs to be told. In Lady Doctors, Kavitha Rao unearths the extraordinary stories of six women from the 1860s to the 1930s, who defied the idea that they were unfit for medicine by virtue of their gender. – Goodreads

 


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