Women Manage Auto Stand in Kochi
Kochi, Sep 27 : 2007 In the latest instance of empowerment, women in Kochi city are managing and running an exclusive all-women auto stand. In a small village called Thrikkakkra, nearly a dozen women have taken on the task of running auto rickshaws and providing transportation to locals. The council is working in conjunction with a self-help group for women called the Kudubashree. Their aim is to create more opportunities and uplift the status of women in the society, particularly in their own village.