In a beautiful new video featuring Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone and directed by Homi Adajania, 99 women tell the camera the importance of having a choice. And the results are wonderful:
The film was made for #VogueEmpower, which the magazine says "is to encourage people to think, talk and act in ways big or small on issues pertaining to women's empowerment. The message is simple: "It starts with you."
And 99 other women have already internalized that advice. The reason Adajania chose 99: "I liked the idea of telling people I originally had 100 women planned but God said the last one was too busy right now," he told Vogue.
This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.