Gandhinagar railway station in Jaipur


Women walk past Gandhinagar railway station in Jaipur. Gandhinagar is India’s only interstate train station run entirely by women. They are breaking new ground in the conservative state of Rajasthan and also challenging wider social norms. In many areas of India, women are still expected to remain in the home. Consequently, while the country has one of the world’s fastest-growing economies, it also has one of the lowest rates of female employment.


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