Streedom: Razia Sultan - The First and Only Female Ruler of Delhi Sultanate
Streedom is an Asiaville series that traces the lives of badass women of the past and present who shattered the glass ceiling regardless of what naysayers said.
Razia Sultan shook the established customs of power and nobility when she ascended the throne as the first female monarch of the Delhi Sultanate. An excellent administrator and a secular leader, Razia encompassed the skill and might to be one of the finest rulers of the Slave Dynasty. However, her reign ended at the hands of ministers who refused to be ruled by a woman regardless of her capabilities. We here unfold some pages of her story, for her fortitude deserves more than dusted history books.
Streedom is an Asiaville series that traces the life of badass women of the past and present who shattered the glass ceiling regardless of what the naysayers said. The firebrand fighters who picked up the sword, both figuratively and literally, for the betterment of all. We here pan the spotlight on their life, contributions and valour, foregrounding how they craved their mark in a world that might not be perfectly carved for them.
Watch Razia Sultan's story here: