DRIVING INDIA INTO THE FUTURE


#MGChangemakers

The 2018 Edition of MG Changemakers is a series that aims to recognize India’s women who are breaking a new ground every day, and making a difference in the lives of countless others through sheer courage, determination and grit.
These women are setting an unparalleled example of what women can achieve by challenging the status quo, thereby creating immeasurable impact in society.
These women, like many other who are working behind the scenes, who are yet to be recognised are true changemakers. These are the women who are Driving India Into The Future.

From Ostracised Teen to Trans Icon: The Incredibly Inspiring Journey of Kalki!

A double postgraduate-degree holder with one degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and another in International Relations, this once-troubled teenager moved to work with a multinational company.

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Kerala’s ‘Cycle Didi’, Who has Brought Extraordinary Change to Bihar’s Most Downtrodden

Her NGO, Nari Gunjan is active in five districts of Bihar and works through 850 Self-Help Groups, which run anganwadis, school dropout and adult education programmes.

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With Rs 15 Loans, She Is Helping Over 200,000 Rural Women Achieve Their Dreams!

From empowering women to making them more confident and self-dependent, Mann Deshi has played a crucial role in the lives of rural women.

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This Amazing Woman Is Weaving a Better Future for Hundreds of Naga Women

Sustainable farming, women empowerment and a revolution of change — Monisha Behal changed the fate of this sleepy Naga village!

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India’s Youngest Sarpanch, This One-Woman Army Took On Patriarchy to Ensure Development!

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.

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For India’s Poorest, This Padmashri Has Been a Ray of Hope for 30 Years Now!

It’s been 30 years since Dr Rani Bang and her husband, Dr Abhay Bang, dedicated their lives to the social and educational upliftment of the lowest of the low, in Maharashtra’s tribal district of Gadchiroli.

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State of Women In India - A Look At The Numbers

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