Empowerment begins by drawing out women who have never expressed their dreams, desires or problems.
This unique initiative is creating a ripple effect where one entrepreneur creates many more.
By going through the school route, gender equity has got integrated into the government school system through a systematic and intentional engagement with principals and teachers who are its champions and agents of change.
The Ahmedabad police decided to cover these women under the Sakhi Sahay programme under the Suraksha Setu project.
With that one series, Priyanka Paul became an overnight star on the social media platform. Today she has over 25,000 people following her handle – artwhoring.
The women were trained by C Srinivasan, an environmentalist, who has been sharing his ideas of making the best use of waste on esteemed platforms like Satyamev Jayate and TEDx.
From empowering women to making them more confident and self-dependent, Mann Deshi has played a crucial role in the lives of rural women.
Sandhya Marawi, a 30-year-old woman, is among the 45-odd porters at the Jabalpur station and works shoulder to shoulder with her colleagues.
“Writing gave me the identity I never had. It is my life.”
In an attempt to empower women in Assam, this couple started ‘The Ant’, in which women in need become empowered weavers!
As a Trustee of the Kasturba Gandhi National Trust, Mrs. Ranade has dedicated her life and energies to ensure women’s empowerment, development, equality and education.
Her extensive efforts in the area of effective waste management, repairing roads into the villages and setting up street lights have also earned her praise.
Through her works, Meena has emerged as a bold and unapologetic young voice in the country and has stayed true to her identity, carving out space for resistance and dissent.
Reaching out to over 42,000 people, READ India is an organisation that believes in empowering rural communities to alleviate global poverty.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy’s views on social norms during his times are evident–he wanted to eradicate the dominance of superstitions and patriarchy from society. A staunch feminist, Roy strongly advocated for a women’s right to property inheritance too.