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North India's first woman auto-rickshaw driver

Sunita Choudhary, 40 - North India's first auto-rickshaw driver - smiles while interacting with her passengers during a ride in Central Delhi on 6th March, 2018. Sunita Choudhary - North India's first woman auto-rickshaw has been driving the streets of Delhi since 2004, after facing major difficulties to make a mark for herself in the male-dominated profession. With bureaucratic troubles in attaining a commercial auto-rickshaw driver's license, her journey entails of hardships of child marriage, physical abuse by her husband and in-laws, sexual harrasment and hostility from her male colleagues. In her struggle in the male-dominated profession, she says, "I had no other option but to fight back." (Photo by Sahiba Chawdhary/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
North India's first woman auto-rickshaw driver
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