Feminist activist Kamla Bhasin dies after a long battle with cancer

Feminist activist Kamla Bhasin dies after a long battle with cancer

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Category : Obituaries Published on: September 27 2021

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·        Noted feminist activist Kamala Bhasin passed away after battling cancer.

·        Bhasin has been a strong voice for women since the 1970s and is known for her work with 'Sangat', a feminist network founded by her that works towards the upliftment of rural and tribal women.

·        Bhasin joined the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in 1976 and retired in 2002.

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About F.A.O.

v FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization

v Headquarters: Rome, Italy

v Founded: 16 October 1945, Quebec City, Canada

v Head: Director General; qi dongyu

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