Taniya Sanyal, the first airport firefighter to be appointed by the Airports Authority of India. Photo: Taniya Sanyal
Taniya Sanyal, the first airport firefighter to be appointed by the Airports Authority of India. Photo: Taniya Sanyal
India

Detective, ambulance driver, aviation firefighter: Indian women are breaking gender stereotypes

  • In the country’s patriarchal society, it is difficult for women to enter careers that are considered traditionally male preserves
  • But despite discouragement and harassment, some Indian women have their hearts set on being trailblazers

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Taniya Sanyal, the first airport firefighter to be appointed by the Airports Authority of India. Photo: Taniya Sanyal
Taniya Sanyal, the first airport firefighter to be appointed by the Airports Authority of India. Photo: Taniya Sanyal
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