Working towards Planet 50:50

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“Guided by the mantra of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, the Government is trying to bring about a positive change”: Hon’ble Prime Minister

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Amandeep from Faridkot, never gave up on her efforts to get educated and pursue her dream career of becoming a nurse. Amandeep, like many women her age did not let societal norms and restrictions along with financial difficulties hinder the path to her growth. Efforts such as these  still give us hope that India will be able to achieve the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day- changing world of work Planet 50:50 by 2030.

World Vision India a grassroots humanitarian organisation has helped 75 other young women, like Amandeep, to receive training as nurses, of which 48 have graduated and secured employment in various health institutions around the country. The remaining 27 are currently completing their course at the institute.

This initiative of World Vision is in line with Government of India’s Swachh Shakti 2017 and the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ initiative.

(World Vision India is a grassroots humanitarian organisation that serves all people regardless of religion, caste, race, ethnicity or gender. Through development, relief and advocacy, they strive/seek to create lasting change in the lives of children, their families and communities living in contexts of poverty and injustice. World Vision works in nearly 100 countries worldwide, and have been in India since 1962.)