Shiv Devi's constant efforts at self-improvement have earned her the status of Krishi Sakhi in a number of villages. Farmers seek her advice about machines for urea application and spraying pesticides. Her husband proudly states, ‘Head hai khaitibadi ki.’
– Shiv Devi
Krishi Sakhi, Salepur Village, Rajasthan
“My community still says it is a male’s profession and I must do something else like becoming a house maid, patient care helper or such,” says Shahin Shakeel Khan, who is a chauffeur with Priyadarshini Taxi Service in Mumbai.
– Shahin Shakeel Khan
Chauffeur with Priyadarshini Taxi Service, Mumbai