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Welcome to SPARROW

The idea of setting up SPARROW took root in 1988. Before that, those who are now the trustees of SPARROW had met several times and discussed the possibilities of setting up a Women's Archives with a difference. The need for such a specialised archives has emerged from their own work in Women's Studies. The idea was not to set up a Women's Archives as......

SPARROW Holdings
  • 14160 photographs
  • 6771 media slides
  • 609 documentaries in 7 languages
  • 585 popular films in 11 languages
  • 4888 books in 11 languages
  • 4448 journal articles in 7 languages
  • 21025 newspaper clippings in 8 languages
  • 274 Private Papers
  • 1983 brochures in 9 languages
  • 3042 News Paper Cartoons
  • 3578 print visuals
  • 1714 posters
  • 120 calendars
  • 8000 cartoons by Maya Kamath
  • 649 music audio-cassettes / C.Ds
  • 550 Oral History recordings
Recent Updates

Silver Jubilee Celebration Programme


                
Our Projects
Multilingual Collection Project
  • The Word: Books, journals, journal articles, newspaper clippings in nine languages
Publications
Paper Dreams SPARROW Publications
  • SPARROW Publications from 1994 to 2009.
  • Standing on her own feet Kala Shahani
Workshops
Sakhubai Gavit Freedom movement
  • Pioneering Science studies Dalit life, expression and