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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

Read More