On International Women’s Day, Rinzing Ongmu Sherpa analyzes how sexism is inherently prevalent in Nepali language and controls our everyday conversation, knowledge and behaviour.
International Women’s Day
Darjeeling is blessed with women of extraordinary strength, resourcefulness, vision and perseverance, and today we celebrate our women, all of whom have stood tall against all odds and triumphed. Sadly we cannot profile everyone, so here are seven lesser-known women from Darjeeling, who lead from the front during COVID Pandemic.
On International Women’s Day, we celebrate HER for being WHO SHE IS – A Woman!!
Jane Austen had once written, “There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me” today we are celebrating Darjeeling’s own and salute all the incredible women, who embody this phrase.
Women being the most important cog in the wheel of life need to be given their share of opportunities and the freedom to define their own life. They have no doubt come a long way but much more needs to be done to lessen the gap between genders.