The biggest gender pay gap in Asia: why are Indian women so undervalued? squib

For as long as she can remember, Manasi Mridha has wanted nothing more than to be her own person – and own her own car.Now, the 35-year-old resident of Kolkata, in eastern India, can claim to have done both.Earlier this year, Mridha became one of only 10 women in the city to be handed the keys to a “pink cab” – female-only taxis driven by women that were introduced as part of a government-run scheme.That event marked the culmination of her lifelong battle for financial independence in a country…
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