Change at the grassroots level is slow, but working to lead this change can be a satisfactory and joyous journey, as these 3 women prove with their work.
"Women have each other to draw inspiration from, to hold one another’s hands when the going gets tough," says Change.org Country Director Nida Hasan, "and to celebrate our victories together."
Today is World Environment Day, and it is serendipity that just a couple of days ago, Padma Shri awardee, 105 year old Thimmakka, who has planted and nurtured 385 trees all her life, saved 100s of trees from being felled.
Jabna Chauhan is already a Sarpanch in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh at a youthful 22, but her feisty administration speaks for her ability in her work.
“We are leaders and change makers. Value the opportunity to serve and make it count,” says Rema Rajeswari, the female IPS officer making great strides in creating a sensitive, proactive police force.
Padma Bhushan awardee Anna Rajam Malhotra passed away yesterday. Here is a tribute to all the challenges she faced as the first female IAS officer back in 1950.
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