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The FeringheesSir Robert and Sir William — Two Europeans in India: Volume 2: The Straight Race$
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Elizabeth Hamilton

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199460113

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460113.001.0001

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Working for Women

Working for Women

(p.140) 14 Working for Women
The Feringhees

Elizabeth Hamilton

Oxford University Press

Lady Barton becomes more involved in the movement for the liberation of women and she makes an impressive speech at the Conference of Ladies in Hyderabad, which sends a resolution on the subject of child marriage and education for girls to the All-India Women’s Conference in Delhi chaired by the begum of Bhopal. She helps to found the Ladies’ Club for European and Indian ladies and becomes State Commissioner for the Girl Guides, founding child welfare centres and baby clinics, recruiting sponsors from among the rich noblemen. The Country Fair held in the grounds of the Bolarum Residency is described here.

Keywords:   Lady Barton, Hyderabad, All-India Women’s Conference, Delhi, begum of Bhopal, Ladies’ Club, Girl Guides, child welfare centres, Bolarum Residency, Bolarum Country Fair

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