For years, travellers from across the country, and the world, have been fascinated by the beautiful states of Northeast India. The fascination has now been extended to the empowering gender policies of the states, with a special focus on Imphal’s Ima Keithel, also known as the Mothers’ Market. Elite Daily recently released this video, which captures the history of the market.

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In a nutshell, the video covers the history of the women’s movement in the state, their fight for equal rights and fair treatment, and their small and big victories. The success of the Mothers’ Market is proof that empowered women are an essential element of a successful society.

H/T: Elite Daily