Sunday, December 29, 2019

UN Women lists Indian Navy’s first woman pilot among top 10 events of Gender Equality in 2019

New Delhi: Induction of Sub Lieutenant Ms. Shivangi as the first ever woman pilot in the Indian Navy has been included in the list of top 10 events of Gender Equality of the world in the year 2019 by UN Woman, the United Nations body dedicated for Gender Equality (SDG5) which has been adopted as global goal 5 among the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations for the year 2030.

"The year 2019 marked some historic firsts for women in aviation around the world. In India, Sub Lieutenant Shivangi (24) became the first woman pilot for the Indian Navy, fulfilling her life-long dream of becoming a pilot. Two more women pilots also got their Naval wings in December 2, 2019," reads a report of the UN Women. "In commercial airlines, Captain Wendy Rexon and her daughter first-officer Kelly Rexon became the first mother-daughter pilot duo. The two shared the cockpit for a flight from New York," it added. The report has compiled 15 top women centric happenings and personalities which defined Gender Equality in the year 2019.
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