Ritu Menon

Ritu Menon co-founded ‘Kali for Women’ in 1984 and established ‘Women Unlimited’ in 2003. Her publications include Borders & Boundaries: Women in India’s Partition (1998), and Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India (2004), and Out of Line: A Literary and Political Biography of Nayantara Sahgal (2014). She has also edited several anthologies of women’s fiction; of interviews with women writers; and of poetry by women. She is also a Founder Member of Women’s WORLD, an international free-speech network of writers dealing with the gendered nature of censorship. She was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2011.
Year: 2014-15