Anandibai Joshi -- the first female doctor of India -- reformed the Indian medical profession with her sheer determination to serve fellow women. Her choice to pursue medicine at a time when most Indian girls were deprived of education is every bit badass and deserves utmost recognition. Thus, in the fourth episode of Streedom, we bring you Anandibai’s remarkable story imbued with strength, sacrifice, and spine.
Streedom is an Asiaville series that traces the life of gutsy women of the past and present who shattered the glass ceiling regardless of what the naysayers said. The firebrand fighters who picked up the sword, both figuratively and literally, for the betterment of all. We here pan the spotlight on their life, contributions and valour, foregrounding how they craved their mark in a world that might not be perfectl5y carved for them.
Watch Anandibai's story here: