ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Rita Banerji is a free-lance writer, photographer and gender activist based in India. She is the founder of the 50 Million Missing Campaign fighting female genocide in India. To know more about her visit her website at www.ritabanerji.com
Sex and Power: Defining History, Shaping Societies. 2008. Penguin Books, India. Imprint Penguin. ISBN 9780143064718.
An extraordinary take on a subject..still a taboo.. a new interpretation of Indian history. — The Telegraph
This book will place place Rita Banerji’s feet firmly and solidly on the world stage…in the position of people like Frederick Douglas…Simone De Beauvoir, Gloria Steinem. — The Word Worth Magazine (U.S.A.)
No.1 on the Crossword Best-seller list in 2009
Why does a society’s concept of sexual morality change over time? This is the question this book asks using India as a paradigm.
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