|Rose by Mark Ryden|
Its just another incident. A crime against a woman that will create sensation and fade away. What will remain is the victim’s plight and helplessness. A life of shame and tears. The incident is something I read about today, a dalit woman was paraded naked in UP, by an affluent dalit family. If I get into the politics of it, it shows that dalits themselves feel nothing for each other and a dalit CM did not do anything to improve the plight of dalits. If I go into the real facts of it, its not a question of being a dalit woman, it’s a question of being a woman. If you are a woman, you are everybody’s property, anyone and everyone can treat you the way they want. You have no status, no self respect, nothing, you are just a piece of shit!
Rape, naked parades, sexual harassment, mms videos, defaming identity on social networking sites – women in India have no escape from any of these. All they can do is pray that they are never subjected to this crap cos if they are nothing can help them. 7 or a few years of imprisonment for the culprit cannot restore the loss they experience. The loss of trust, dignity, spirit, self respect and the so called izzat and character. No one thinks once also of questioning the izzat or character of the culprit. Only the woman is blamed.
I am sick of reading about these incidents!
When will this end?