Penguin recently released authors Shaili Chopra and Meghna Pant’s collaborative effort Feminist Rani. The book, being called a testimony to and memoir of women’s issues is a collection of interviews with path-breaking and fascination opinion leaders Kalki Koechlin, Tanmay Bhatt, Gul Panag, Aditi Mittal, Gauri Sawant among others.
Speaking about the book, publisher Urvashi Bhatia says, “The feminist flag . . . is being held high increasingly by women, transpeople—and even the occasional man!—from all walks of life”
Kamla Bhasin, feminist, activist and social scientist in her praise of the book adds, “A powerful, sensitive and thought-provoking book that is a must-read for anyone who thinks that women and men are equals, and for those who don’t.”
Popular comedian Mallika Dua too is all praises for the book, saying that Feminist Rani is a ‘much-needed book’ that “captures the realities of our times.”
The book has compelling conversation with women and men who have advocated gender equality and women's rights through their work. These conversations provide a perspective on the evolving concept of feminism in an age when women are taking charge and leading the way.