in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 414 words.
founder and president of the Family Planning Association of India. Dhanvanthi was born of parents who were
in Who Was Who
P ublished online December 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 200 words.
Born Madras, India, 24 Jan. 1923; d of late Sir Benegal Rama Rau, CIE and Lady Dhanvanthi Rama Rau; m 1st, 1951, Faubion Bowers (marr. diss. 1966); one s...
in Eugenic Feminism
April 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 12612 words.
This introductory chapter presents the accounts of birth control activists Margaret Sanger and Dhanvanthi Rama Rau to argue that positive eugenics in pre-independence Indian nationalist...