Sushma Swaraj, who handed away after a sudden cardiac arrest on Tuesday, was a agency believer in women empowerment. In this inspiring speech on the event of International Women’s Day in 2018, the affable chief harassed that women have been capable of obtain a lot regardless of quite a few hurdles.
“I am always proud to say that India is a country where a woman became a president, prime minister; chief ministers from different states have been women and even heads of political parties and speakers of the houses of Parliament have been women,” she stated.
She additional stated, “The fields once dominated by men have been taken over by women. Police, army, commercial pilots were all men. But now women are in combat positions in the Army, driving Air Force planes, they are going to space, and even climbing Everest with artificial limbs.”
Pointing out that regardless of the achievements, women proceed to endure, she remarked, “There is an urgent need to tackle the ills of society against women through active participation of all — men, women, society, governments. It is imperative to make women empowerment a people’s movement.”