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Meet 7 Powerful Indians That Made It To The BBC 100 Most Inspirational Women

It has been 3 years since BBC named the first 100 most inspirational women across the world. It is a prestigious title for any women and a great honor to even be considered within this category of the legendary women of our time. The list comprises of a mix of influential personalities and strong inspirational women. And, 7 of these very fine ladies are of Indian origin.

7 Inspirational Women from Different Walks of Life in India

1. Mumtaz Shaikh – A Campaigner

Mumtaz Shaikh – A Campaigner

It can be really tough for one voice to be heard. That does not mean it is impossible. It takes just one brave person to strive for what is right and essential. The rest will just fall into place. Mumtaz Shaikh began the Right to Pee network to provide proper toilet facilities for women. As a result of her hard work and her persistent campaign, Mumtaz managed to get the government to give INR50 million solely for the purpose of building female only urinals all across the great city of Mumbai. So far she has already managed to provide 96 toilets to the women of Mumbai, which they can use for free.

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