#PODCAST: Historian Kiru Naidoo looks back at the hardship and vital role played by the women of indenture #1860

By Newsbreak Producer Shanell Daniel - The 1860 Indian-origin women stood up against discrimination despite being poor and female. These are the sentiments of historian, Kiru Naidoo. While already challenged by the fight for their human rights which both men and women faced, women however also faced sexism and opposition against their need in and ability to be part of politics. In this week's 1860 feature Naidoo explains the role Indian-origin women played in liberating their people from the authority and control of their oppressors...