M C Mary Kom along with Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group, launched Women of Pure Strength, a coffee table book by Vodafone Foundation at a special event. This book, second in a special series focusing exclusively on women empowerment, chronicles tales of 50 inspirational women from across the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Vittorio Colao, CEO, Vodafone Group Plc. said, “Around the world, mobile telephony has transformed society, enabled economic development and fostered individual wellbeing. Women with access to mobile phones feel more secure, connected and empowered. They utilise its benefits to improve their own lives, and those of their families and community. Women of Pure Strength is our way of recognizing and applauding such achievements and achievers. My heartiest congratulations to all the women achievers present here today and featured in the book. This is our second book in a proposed series and reiterates Vodafone’s commitment to empowering women for catalyzing positive social and economic change. “
The launch of Women of Pure Strength also marked the culmination of Red Rickshaw Revolution 2, Vodafone Foundation’s flagship campaign on women empowerment and reiterates its commitment to drive positive social and economic change.