BeingWoman: 8 times when WOMEN proved they’re not less than MEN!

By on March 11, 2016

Is it hard to be a ‘Woman’? Just think like a man, act like a lady, look like a young girl and work like a horse! Keep it as simple as you can! BeingWoman



Women are multi-taskers, extremely strong emotionally and know what they are capable of.”

A woman of her words, Deepika Padukone, has been so successful, bold and brilliant in her personal as well as professional life. In a country like India, where women are often restricted to follow their dreams rather than voicing them out, she has remarkably made her path to live her dreams. There must have been many complications to make an identity, to get work with dignity including the struggle for years and fighting against situations like casting couch usually faced by the female actors. She made her parents and the country proud. She’s currently the ideal and an inspiration for many ladies and youngsters!


The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.

The first Indian woman, who remarkably made the history by walking on the moon, chose her career in the field of aeronautical engineering and accomplished her dream of living on the moon. In a society where girls weren’t allowed to dream big, Kalpana Chawla, thanks to her strong will, patience and courage, was successful in accomplishing the goal of her life!

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My dream is to see India as a nation of well-looked-after and respected sportspeople in all fields.

A simple girl from a very ordinary Hindu Jat family has come so far in the field of an unconventional sport, badminton! In May 2006, the 16-year-old Saina became the first Indian woman and the youngest player from Asia to win a 4-star tournament – the Philippines Open. Then, her career in badminton went up steadily and today, she is the first Indian woman reigning Indian national champion. She is currently coached by the former Indian badminton champion and national coach Vimal Kumar. Saina Nehwal played for Hyderabad Hotshots in the Indian Badminton League in 2013. She won silver at 2015 BWF World Championship becoming the first Indian woman to do so.



Being a boxer after motherhood, the only thing that keeps me going is willpower, lots and lots of willpower.

Mary Kom is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. Nicknamed as “Magnificent Mary”, she is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics. She has been a fighter all her life, not just in her boxing career, but also in her personal life where she had to face a serious complication as a mother, daughter & a wife. Where boxing is considered to be a man’s game, she made some prominent and impactful victories. Once a fighter, always a fighter! She is truly one of the most courageous women of the nation!



Ultimately, for me the country means everything and for keeping its name and fame high, I will do anything.

The woman with the voice as melodious as the nightingale has been so successful in her singing career. She has sung in more than a thousand Hindi Films and in over thirty-seven different regional languages and foreign languages! Her career has flourished over seven decades. She is the second woman vocalist, after M. S. Subbulakshmi, to have ever been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.



Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.

Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honors, including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2003, she was beatified as “Blessed Teresa of Calcutta”. She was again credited by Pope Francis, in December 2015, paving the way for her to be recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.The woman who gave all her life in helping society is an ideal for many.

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I know how to work and how to get work done!

The “Iron Lady” or in a filmy way the “Lady Dabangg”, has been the most active and idealistic in her field. She has worked for the weaker section and for more suffered part of the society i.e. women. As a young woman, Bedi frequented the Service Club in Amritsar, where interaction with senior civil servants inspired her to take up a public service career. On 16 July 1972, Bedi started her police training at the National Academy of Administration in Mussoorie. She was the only woman in a batch of 80 men and became the first woman IPS officer.



“For harmonious living; value based relationships should be preferred over situation based relationships.”

A young, brave and almost forgotten but recently in the buzz, via entertainment industry, NEERJA was a purser for Pan Am, based in Mumbai, India, who was shot dead while saving passengers from terrorists on board who had hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 on 5 September 1986. Posthumously, she became the youngest woman recipient of India’s highest peacetime military award for bravery, the Ashok Chakra.

We salute these women who have inspired us so much!

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