(Jonas Gratzer/Getty) Amana Fontanella-Khan’s new book, Pink Sari Revolution, delves into the astounding success of India’s fearless women who have taken it upon themselves to protect the poor and call out the country’s most corrupt officials.
Indian Rapists and Cheats, Beware of This Vigilante in Pink
My aunt, Fehmida Mirza. First female speaker of the house in all of Asia. Fights for equal rights for women, creating a more moderate Pakistan and diminishing the extremist influence in the region. A big perpetuator of peace and democracy. Oh and did I mention she's a doctor with four well adjusted, gifted and educated kids? Also she's a stunner. Wowza lady.
Kansas-born Nola Ochs took her college course at Fort Hays State Univ in but didn’t complete her degree till at age becoming the nation’s oldest college graduate. Graduating with a GPA alongside her granddaughter!
INDIA'S PINK VIGILANTES: Clad in electric pink saris, the all-female gang shames abusive husbands and corrupt politicians.Daily Beast talks to the woman behind the largest women's vigilante group in the world.
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