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One of the important social problems that attracted enlightened opinion was the need for a better deal for women in society. They found the liberation of women in abolition of the cruel rite of sati and infanticide, in the condemnation of child marriage and polygamy and popularization of widow remarriage in the abolition of Purdah in provision of education facilities for women and economic opening to make them self-supporting and finally an equal share for women in the political life of the country by enfranchisement.

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Ms. Pradhnya Meshram Prabhu. (2019). Women’s Education and Social Reformers in Maharashtra. History Research Journal, 5(6), 939-946. Retrieved from