Public app, India’s largest location-based social network, celebrated International Women’s Day with a powerful campaign, #PublicSalutesWomen, bringing forward inspiring stories of women from the deepest pockets of the country.
The campaign held between 2nd – 8th March saw a great response from people who came forward to share inspiring stories of hope, compassion, and resilience of women all around us.
From homemakers, working mothers, police officers, differently-abled women to those who wanted to spread awareness about important issues in our society, everyone joined hands to come together and celebrate womanhood on the platform. It received over 500 videos and garnered nearly 2.8 million views and 12k+ likes and shares.
Azhar Iqubal, Founder and CEO, Public App, said, “We sincerely thank everyone who sent us their heartwarming and inspiring stories. Through this campaign, we wanted to celebrate womanhood and bring to light the dreams, struggles, ambitions and, wins of all women in our society. We are humbled to be able to provide the platform that is giving these stories the recognition that they truly deserve.”
An inspiring story that stood out was of Anju Sharma, a woman from the Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh. She has been working tirelessly for the past 12 years to help women in her community and bringing their issues in front of the authorities.
Another story that highlighted the strength of womanhood was of Neerja Goyal, a para-badminton player and social worker from Dehradun who took significant measures to help the needy during the pandemic.
DSP Sonali Gupta from Shahpura in Madhya Pradesh stole hearts with her story to carve a path for young girls of today to be the strong women of tomorrow. These were just a few inspiring stories from all the impactful one’s that were acknowledged in front of the entire community on the Public app.
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