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Sumithra Debi explains 'feminine approach' to tattooing

7 March 2014 Last updated at 02:12 GMT

International Women's Day is being marked around the world this weekend.

In Asia, small and medium-size businesses are the backbone of many economies - and more women than ever before are at the helm, starting their own businesses and continuing family trades.

Sumithra Debi is the third-generation owner of her family's tattoo shop, and she says being a woman in a typically "macho" industry has helped her attract clients.

"Being a woman in an industry it's easier for even guys to approach me," she says.

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