International Women’s Day 2019: 10 amazing Indian women you need to know about

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There are many courageous Indian women who have defied the odds and achieved something really appreciable. This International Women’s Day, we present you a list of some really inspiring women who are doing an extraordinary job in their respective fields. Read on to know more about these amazing Indian women.

10 amazing Indian women you need to know about this International Women’s Day

#1 Sunitha Krishnan

indian women influencersSunitha Krishnan actively campaigned for the underprivileged sections of the society. She taught dance to special children at a very young age, ran schools, for underprivileged children, and worked on a neo-literacy campaign for the Dalit community.

Ms. Krishnan was gang-raped by eight men when she was 15 years old. Overcoming this horrible incident, she went on to become a social worker and co-founder of Prajwala, a rescue and rehabilitation organization. Since two decades, it has been helping many Indian women, who are the victims of sex trafficking.

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