Sonu ben lives in a joint family in the remote areas of Faruknagar. She aimed to become financially independent but did not get a chance despite having studied till class 12 because of her marriage into a conservative family.
Kripa ben was married off at an early age in a conservative family. She stays with her in-laws, husband, and a five-year-old daughter in a rented house on the outskirts of Farukh Nagar, Haryana. As the norms didn’t allow Kripa ben to work outside the home, the entire family was financially dependent on her husband’s earnings, who worked as a driver.
Soniya ben stays with her parents and children in Farukh Nagar after leaving her husband’s home because of domestic violence. Since then, she has wanted to be financially independent and build a secure future for her children. But fewer years of education and lack of information made it difficult for her to pave a path towards it.
Savita ben migrated from Rewari district to Haryana’s Farukh Nagar with her husband and three children in search of better job opportunities. Although she ad her husband worked as a primary school teacher and as an electrician respectively, their collective income couldn’t meet the family expenses.