Ritu Menon


Ritu Menon is a publisher and writer who co-founded Kali for Women, India's first and oldest feminist press, in 1984. She has written extensively on women and religion; women and violence; women in situations of armed conflict; and on the gendering of citizenship, through her work on women and the nation. She is the author of Borders & Boundaries: Women in India's Partition (1998), a ground-breaking study in Partition historiography; has co-authored Unequal Citizens: A Study of Muslim Women in India (2004); and Educating Muslim Girls: A Comparison of Five Indian Cities (2005); and co-edited In a Minority: Essays on Muslim Women in India (2005). She has also edited No Woman's Land: Women from Pakistan, India & Bangladesh Write on the Partition of India (2004), and several anthologies of stories by Indian women.She is a founding member of Women's WORLD (International), an international free-speech network of writers working on gender-based censorship, worldwide.
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