As India celebrates its 72nd Independence Day, we reached out to seven women to ask them what freedoms Indian women are still fighting for today.
Since then powerful women have taken to the stage to lead the way for others to follow. They’re shattering glass ceilings, stereotypes, and our notions of what is possible. Yet, despite these inspiring stories, India has a patchy track record when it comes to women’s empowerment. Here are some of the struggles Indian women still face.