Apne Aap in the News: NGOs get a pat from ‘cheerleader’

KOLKATA: It was women’s empowerment all the way for Hillary Clinton. The US secretary of state arrived at the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on Ho Chi Minh Sarani at 4.30pm, driven in a steel blue Toyota Land Cruiser. In the driver’s seat was a lady. She was escorted into ICCR by Sohini Chakraborty from the city-based NGO Kolkata Sanved, which works for rescued women who have now been marginalized. The main point of discussion: women’s empowerment. Continue reading.