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For eons, women have tried to break the system while fighting for an equal footing in all walks of life. Behind all the glitz and glamour, there are a bunch of unsung ‘sheroes’ who have worked to shatter the glass ceiling across generations, thus paving the way for future generations.

This year, on Women’s Day, UN Women collaborated with TVF’s Girliyapa – the women-centric channel. As an extension of their global campaign 'Comedy for Equality', the satire titled ‘India’s Next Top Role Model' not only tackles the issue of gender equality but also puts a spotlight on these unsung women warriors who have changed the dynamics of the system.

Starring Gul Panag, Parul Gulati and Mehek Thakur, the video ‘India’s next top role model' brings forth stories of three ‘sheroes’ -- Captain Prem Mathur (Gul Panag), who went on to be become India’s first female pilot, Priya Jhingan (Parul Gulati), the first women to become an Indian army cadet and Rukhmanibai Raut (Mehek Thakur), who raised the age of consent for women across India.

Sarjita Jain, Brand Head, Girliyapa, said, “Women have worked tirelessly, to strive for a society that allows equal opportunities. And yet there are those who remain unsung, in spite of all they’ve done to shatter the glass ceiling and paved the way for future generations. This Women’s Day, Girliyapa aims to celebrate these unsung sheroes, who can hopefully act as inspirations for millions once these stories are told. We’re honoured to partner with UN Women & Mythos for this cause to spread awareness and instil hope and confidence in Indian women to believe in themselves."

Here is the link to Girliyapa’s special women’s day video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN_J6jtLdh4&t=15s      

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