Coolie, Bartender: Here's How Indian Women are Breaking Stereotypes by Taking Jobs Made for Men 

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Coolie, Bartender: Here's How Indian Women are Breaking Stereotypes by Taking Jobs Made for Men 
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There was a time when women were associated with the kitchen and other household chores while men were supposed to go out to work. In the early sixties, the idea of a working woman was a matter of debate. But with time, everything has changed, the mentality of people towards women and the mentality of women towards THEMSELVES. 

Women are not just restricted to their houses or professional roles, but are brave and empowered, and are willing to triumph over every obstacle that comes by.

And that is what I have for all you readers today, a list of women who excel in the professions that were supposed to be conceived just by men.  

It is not a competition, it's about being on the same page. 

Meet Sandhya Marawi, a female coolie

Meet Sandhya Marawi, a female coolie

Yes! A female coolie.
Meet Sandhya Marawi, a 30-year-old woman who is breaking the stereotypes. She works at Katni Junction, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh lugging bags of passengers. 

The only woman among 40 men, Sandhya is working to fulfill the daily needs of her family of three kids. According to India Times, she has been working at the station since January 2017 after her husband passed away.

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M Vasanthakumari is said to be Asia's first woman bus driver. In a conversation with TOI, she revealed how she decided to hit the road because it was the only way she could support her family. And there are women cab drivers like Shanno Begum, a single mother who came into the profession to fulfill the needs of her kids' education. 

There's a wise saying that a woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. So true. Because nothing can stop a woman if she decides to win over the world.

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