Kids in a Village Were Not Going to School. Till These Three Girls Did Something Incredible!

This is the extraordinary story of three young girls and their never-say-die spirit, which has changed the education scenario in a small village near Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. They faced apathy, taunts and humiliation in their battle against ignorance and deep conservatism. Thanks to their efforts, 90% of the children in their village attend school today.

11 Powerful Women Characters In Indian Cinema That Show What Women Can Truly Achieve

As PM Narendra Modi launches the #BetiBachaoBetiPadhao Yojna, we recollect some of the most powerful women characters from Indian cinema who showed what it was that educated and liberated women could achieve. As a medium with the strongest influence on the Indian psyche, we explore through these portrayals how cinema has played an important role in promoting the empowerment of the girl child through the years.