Episode

The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

Chart Positions

National 12
Government & Organizations 28

Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

Website

Hidden Women: uncovering the veil of silence during the partition of Punjab, India 1947

November 29th, 2010

Episode 162 of 481 episodes

Dr Pippa Virdee of De Montfort University uncovers the hidden voices of Muslim women during the partition of the Punjab, India in 1947. Using first-hand accounts, Dr Virdee reveals how women, often sheltered from private and public spaces, created their own space during this complex and traumatising time.

Featured Podcast

Listen