ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Role of Women in Goa Konkani Agitation

Chitrangit, an association of women Konkani writers in Goa, took an active part in the agitation promoting Konkani as the state's official language. But its role was that of a junior partner to the Konkani Prajecho Awaz, with hardly any leadership or decisionmaking status. The experience of Chitrangit shows that unless women seize opportunities for leadership, they will continue to perpetuate their inequality vis-a-vis men.

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