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It is always most difficult to name and shame someone who is well-known to you: in a very personal post, Sonia Chatterjee writes about the sexual harassment she had faced as a child from a family friend.
A hard-hitting poem that takes us through the life of an ordinary Indian girl. All her life silenced by the shaming and finger-pointing. But no longer silent.
"Why do the immoral survive?" asks the author, adding, "It is time to rally around and bring decency back into society, come hell or high water."
As we celebrate The International Day Of The Girl Child, the author hopes for a world where men aren’t predators and little girls are made to feel warm and safe.
How does it feel to be brutally shut up each time you try to reach out in desperate need? How does it feel not to even be heard, leave alone the risk of public humiliation or the fear of not getting justice?
With three aunts who were homemakers and had faced all kinds of domestic violence, Ell P was always told to first begin earning enough to support herself, and only then think of marriage.
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