"In my three-year-old tenure, I have moved up from the position of tailor to batch captain. Production pressure is always high but if I'm angry and yelling at tailors, it will harm the work. Maybe I already am a teacher that way!" - Gurubari Jonko, Bangalore
“At 22, I am one of the youngest supervisors on the factory floor. I am able to provide for my family- they are at least now eating well. My younger sister is even going to college!” - Lakshmi Devi, Bengaluru
"By preponing my work shift by an hour, I can reach home soon after my elder son comes back from school. The crèche at the factory and the option of coming to work early - at 8.30 AM help me maintain a work-life balance." - Pooja Sharma, Faridabad
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