Dhanvanthi Rama Rau

  • Women of India

    A former president of the All-India Women’s Conference, DHANVANTHI RAMA RAU is the founder and president of the Family Planning Association of India. She is the wife of Sir Benegal Rama Rau, former Ambassador to the United States from India, and the mother of Santha Rama Ran, author of Home to India and East of Home. Last fall Lady Rama Rau made a cross-country lecture tour of thirty-five American cities speaking on the subject “India’s Social Revolution.”In the article which follows she describes the political and social gains achieved by women in India.