Escorted by Bunker Roy, the founder of India's Barefoot College, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet meets with instructors and students, who explain what they've learned during the college's six-month training course in solar engineering.

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    Escorted by Bunker Roy (right), the founder of India's Barefoot College, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet meets with instructors and students, who explain what they've learned during the college's six-month training course in solar engineering.

    During her three-day visit to India from 3 to 5 October, her first as UN Women's Executive Director, Ms. Bachelet commended the college's initiative - which is supported by UN Women - as an example of the leading role that India can play in South-South collaboration.

    Photo credit: UN Women/Gaganjit Singh Chandok

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