Crime, Law, Safety
Bullying, or even cyber bullying/harassment is a reality but mostly neglected by all until one becomes a victim. Is there something we can do about it?
A poem about a woman's fight against marital abuse, violence and rape and also struggle for survival in a callous, patriarchal society.
Teaching boys to respect girls can go a long way towards eliminating the need to protect them from the threat of violence. The onus is on us.
Recently, a young woman was murdered at her workplace in Pune - revealing the extent to which contempt for independent women exists.
She did not know how to tell her mother about it, and would not have been believed, so keeping quiet about being molested was the only way she knew.
Women may be trodden upon, beaten up, subdued. But there is collective spirit and strength in them that is indestructible!