Updated: March 13, 2021 11:51:59 am
A group of women in Nepal showed their husbands that they can not only share their burden but also shoulder them!
In a unique attempt to raise awareness on gender equality, these Nepalese women participated in a race, carrying their husbands on their backs. A video of the event has now gone viral.
The event, organised by the local authority to mark International Women’s Day, was held on the grounds of a local school in Devghat Village on March 8.
According to news agency ANI, the 100-meter marathon had 16 couples participating across age groups and localities.
Watch the video here:
As per the news agency, the participating couples handed certificates to each other at the end of the race.
“Through this event, we want to send out a message that women also are capable and are no way less than men when it comes to strength and psychological well-being,” Durga Bahadur Thapa, chief of the village council which organised the event, told ANI.
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