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Madhu Kishwar

Madhu Purnima Kishwar is an Indian academic and writer. She is a professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), based in Delhi, and the Director of the Indic Studies Project ba Kishwar is founder editor of Manushi - a Journal about Women published since 1979. It has been described by Amartya Sen as "a pioneering feminist journal". She is also the Founder President of Manushi Sangathan, a forum for research based activist interventions which works for democratic reforms that promotes greater social justice and strengthen human rights, especially for women.
In 2013, Madhu Kishwar wrote a series of articles titled Modinama (Chronicles of Modi) in her magazine Manushi, where she was critical of the media for what she termed "false propaganda" about Narendra Modi's role during the Gujarat violence 2002 and in its aftermath. Subsequently, she published the book Modi, Muslims and Media, documenting a similar stance.

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