"All issues are women's issues"

May 2013
India Today;5/20/2013, p41
The article highlights issues facing women politicians in India, according to Union minister of state, environment and forests Jayanthi Natarajan and Rajya Sabha member of parliament (MP) Smriti Irani. They highlight the challenges facing women politicians and the ways in which women can empower themselves. Natarajan details her entry into politics, while Irani talks about the disadvantages of being an actor in politics.


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