The Fu­ture is fe­male

Courage, re­silience, mus­cles and moth­er­hood; th­ese women brought their top game to the IN­DIA TO­DAY Woman Sum­mit 2017

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“Pol­i­tics is one Place where changes will show greater im­Pact on the so­ci­ety” meenakShi Lekhi, mp

“after adoPt­ing the Past life ther­aPy, my emo­tion sick­ness van­ished” trupti Jayin, paSt

Life re­GreS­Sion ther­a­piSt

“do­Ing the ‘braveg­Irl’, hard roles was my way of get­tIng them to no­tIce me” taapSee pannu, ac­tor

“I am not a vIc­tIm, I am a survIvor. saa Is my sur­name now, for stop acId at­tack” Laxmi Saa, acid at­tack Survivor

“when all men and women are born out of a woman, how can a woman be con­sid­ered im­Pure?” trupti de­Sai, civiL riGhtS ac­tiviSt

“my mother groomed me to ful­fill her dreams” hema maLini, mem­ber of par­Lia­ment and ac­tor

“fem­I­nIsm Is com­mon sense. even men can be fem­I­nIsts and women can be pa­trI­ar­chal.” richa chadha, ac­tor

“I’ve al­ways seen women as pow­er­ful In­dI­vId­u­als. I grew up wIth three mother fIg­ures In the fam­Ily. there was no scope for a dIf­fer­ent vIew.” Shahid kapoor, ac­tor

“sex­ism is like en­gel’s false con­scious­ness and gram­sci’s hege­monic man­u­fac­tured con­sent, rolled into one” Swara bhaSkar, ac­tor

“we must fIght stereo­types on what’s nor­mal for those wIth dIs­abIl­Ity” deepa ma­Lik, paraLympic GameS cham­pion

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