Anandi Gopal Joshi: 10 facts you need to know about India’s first female doctor

Back in the old days, Indian women had very few privileges. They had no rights and had to struggle for even the most basic human rights such as education. However, there was one woman who navigated her way through all the difficulties and achieved what she wanted to achieve. Anandi Gopal Joshi is that woman. She has recognition for her role in the history of Indian women, all over the world. Today, Google celebrates this brave woman’s birth anniversary. She inspired many women by her inspiring story of fighting all odds to become a doctor.

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She was married to a man, much older to her, at the age of nine. At a young age, she gave birth to a baby. The baby passed away at the time of birth. With the help of her husband, Anandi Gopal Joshi pursued her career in Medicines.

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