FF : Upcoming Books : Zubaan

Books And Strips

This Femme Friday I have something special for you guys. A wonderful list of books new/upcoming from Zubaan books, an independent feminist publishing house in Delhi that specialises in fiction, non fiction and books that will probably change the world. Or atleast India.

9789384757762The Mothers of Manipur: Twelve Women Who Made History by Teresa Rehman (NF)

On July 15, 2004, twelve women, all in their sixties and seventies, positioned themselves in front of the gates of the Kangla Fort in Manipur, India—the headquarters of the Assam Rifles, a unit of the Indian army. One by one, the women stripped themselves naked, holding banners aloft that read, “Indian Army Rape Us” and “Take Our Flesh.” The mothers of Manipur did this to protest the custodial rape and murder of Thangjam Manorama, a 32-year-old woman, who was alleged by the army to be a militant. The soldiers were not the only…

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