Chipko movement was one such movement that empowered the status of women.
The Chipko movement began in two or three villages of Uttarakhand on the refusal of permission to villages to fell ash trees for making agricultural tools and allotted the same land to
sports manufacturers for commercial uses.
Impact of movement: Active participation of women was also a very novel aspect of the movement.
Similarly, there was Anti-arrack movement of rural women from Andhra Pradesh to fight against alcoholism, mafias, and government during these periods.
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