Jyoti Amge 58 cm 23-and-a-half inches tall, weighing 12 pounds. the first short women in the world. Short women. Jyoti Amge (born December 16, 1993), a resident of Nagpur, India, is currently the world's smallest girl according to the Limca Book of Records. She has a growth anomaly, that has restricted her height to 23 inches (58 cm), and her weight to 11 pounds (5.25 kg). Short women.
short women: Jyoti was born weighing only 3 pounds and was not expected to survive any more than a day. She has been quoted as saying, "When I was 3, I realized I was different to the rest of the kids." Though her bones refuse to grow, her mental development matches her peers. Because of the condition of her bones, Jyoti sustains debilitating injuries, and at this point has trouble walking. Though hindered in growth, she is not hindered in aspirations, and would like to be an actress one day. Short women.
short women: She was recognized by Guinness World Records as "the Smallest Teenager (female)" in a Japanese TV show "Guinness world records Bikkuri Chojin Special". Short women.
short women: Jyoti is too small to use a normal sized knife and fork, so she eats off special plates, sleeps in a tiny, custom-built bed, and has to have her clothes and jewelry custom-made for her. Short women.
short women: Even bathing is done on a miniature scale, requiring specially-made steps to help her get into the tub and a small bucket and jug to wash herself. Short women.
short women: This extraordinary little girl actually goes to a regular school at Bhartiya Vidya Niketan in Nagpur, where her fellow classmates of her own age treat her as one of themselves as she sits at her custom built miniature desk and chair. Short women.
short women: Jyoti is far from unhappy about her size and enjoys the celebrity status her height has brought her. “I am proud of being small. I love all the attention I get. I’m not scared of being small and I don’t regret it. I’m just the same as other people. I eat like you, dream like you. I don’t feel any different.” she says. Short women.
short women: Her size comes with benefits. Jyoti is a mini-celebrity in her home city, where people flock to see her, and some even treat her as a goddess. She has even recorded an album with her favorite Indian pop star, the bhangra / rap singer Mika Singh. Short women.
short women: Little Jyoti has tall ambitions to one day break into Bollywood as an actress. “I would love to work in a big city like Mumbai, act in films and travel to London and America.” she said. Short women.
short women: “I can’t separate myself from her even for a single day. I love her very much. She makes me proud.” says her 52-year old father Kishanji. “Lots of gurus come to see and bless her. They pray for her happiness and long life.” Short women.
short women: “When Jyoti was born, she seemed quite normal. We came to know about her disorder when she was 5. We consulted a specialist and he said she will be this size all of her life.” her mother Ranjana adds.“Jyoti is small, yet cute, and we love her very much.” Short women.