Video: Confidence, Fierce And Indomitable Spirit Of A Girl

The Logical Indian

August 24th, 2016 / 6:49 PM

Women face tremendous challenges in India, both in urban cities and rural towns – and nowhere is this more pronounced than in the field of sports. From jibes of sport is “not for girls” to outright biases in terms of facilities, the struggle they face is real and daily.

Sports is a means of liberation for them in more ways than one – physical, from the confines of where they are restricted to the more fundamental aspect of freedom and identity to choose to be what they wish.

In circumstances like these, while competing with athletes at the international arena, their struggle is even more acute since they have not received the same opportunities.

They have no level playing field – neither in terms of gender, nor opportunity. And in spite of all that, they triumph.

The video above showcases confidence, fierce and indomitable spirit of a girl who has the skill and talent to achieve her dreams – all she needs is a #LevelTheField.
The level-playing field is as much a metaphorical expression of the cry for equality as it is a literal, physical call for basic infrastructure.

Given the recent showing at the Olympics and the pride and joy our women athletes have brought us, it is now incumbent upon us to provide them with the opportunities and infrastructure to succeed globally.


Contributors

Edited by :

Share your thoughts..

Related Stories

Armed With Books & Spirit Of Service, This Ex-Army Man Is Empowering An Entire Village

Legrand

For Electricians, Diwali Is Little Lights And Loads Of Hard Work, Its Time To Salute Their Spirit

Swapna Barman

12 Toes, Bandaged Jaw, And Indomitable Spirit – Swapna Barman Scripts History

Invading Spirit Of RTI

Talking Transparency, Acting Opaque – Invading The Spirit Of RTI

No Confidence Motion

TLI Explains: All You Need To Know About The No-Confidence Motion

Parliament Monsoon Session

First Time In 15 Yrs, No Confidence Motion Accepted: Know What Monsoon Session Day 1 Was About

Latest on The Logical Indian

News

16-Yr-Old Kashmir Boy Shows Bravery At The Face Of Enemy, Receives Shaurya Chakra Award

News

Caste Struggle, Growth Of Capitalism Removed By NCERT From Class IX History Books

Others

Don’t Have Your ATM Card? Now Withdraw Cash Without Card With This SBI App

News

Refrain From Using Places Of Worship For Campaign Propaganda: EC To Political Parties

News

Refrain From Using Places Of Worship For Campaign Propaganda: EC To Political Parties

News

Caste Struggle, Growth Of Capitalism Removed By NCERT From Class IX History Books

x

Stories that deserve attention, delivered to your inbox!

Handpicked, newsworthy stories which deserve the attention of a rational generation.