What’s the measure of a woman?
How sad is it that this was written in 1975 and ALL of these are still relevant today? This is why we are feminists. This is why we work for change.
Vandana Shiva (Hindi: वन्दना शिवा; November 1952), a 46-year-old physicist, philosopher and feminist, was born in the city of Dehra Dun, located at the bottom of the Himalayas. She is known as one of most eloquent speakers who help fight for people’s rights. She holds a master’s degree in particle physics and in 1978 completed her Ph.D. in the philosophy of science. She is active in citizens’ action against environmental destruction, including the Chipko Movement. She also directs a seed conservation project, and is part of the Indian National Environmental Council. She supported the grassroot networks all across India. She is directing an international movement on Food Rights.