Viji Srinavasan (1938-2005) was a tireless activist for women’s rights. For many years, Viji worked with rural women and girls in the rural areas of Bihar and Jharkhand with Adithi, the organisation that she founded. From 2000 to 2005, when she died, Viji worked with Homeworkers Worldwide, coordinating the mapping programme in South Asia. She was an inspiration to thousands of women, not only in India but in many other parts of the world. We will never forget her.
You can read more about Viji and her dedication to women’s rights and equality in this interview.