Women on top in Kerala, lliterally, on coconut trees!

Check out this CNN-IBN clip on women in Kerala.

Etamanoor (Kerala): Women in Etamanoor, Kerala, can do almost anything, from driving auto-rickshaws to running hotels and even climbing coconut trees.

This is a village where women are on top and that is because of the Swasreya Sangham – a self-reliance initiative in the Kottayam district.

The initiative has designed a mechancial equipment enabling women to climb coconut trees which has traditionally been considered to be men's job.


Anonymous said...

yeah!! the women of kerala..they do things out of the world!! hehe..nice post.

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