Rohaan was all of 25 and being forced into a marriage (he didn’t want) by his “khaandaan”.
The girl came from a rich-well-to do family, was apparently “pretty” and had gone to a convent school and would “bring a fat dowry” – BUT hush hush don’t call it dowry always followed…
Oh how he Abhorred that word – DOWRY!
But then Dadi and Ma went onto count out the amount that had been spent on him and his education at Harward. And those people were just giving “gifts” worthy of their family…. they were NOT taking DOWRY!
Sigh – how he wished he could simply tell them to “bugger off”! He loved both women like mad – BUT they made him MAD! Mad at them, and mad at the world…
Men and Women BOTH always question if a woman ACTUALLY being SexuallyHarassed , or did she misunderstand? Or it wasn’t meant to be? Or she was over-reacting?
Then the uglier spectrum of – oh she was just “asking for it”, – look at the way she dresses, look at the way she drinks at office parties, look at the way she stays back late to work, look at the way she always works in men only teams…
So De-Coding ACTUAL Sexual Harassment in 10 quick steps:
On the eve of Women’s Day – lets change the way our Public Figures speak out against women and their right to live!
How you ask? After all the constitution gives women equal rights – and the IPC protects women – well lets just start with random comments made from large public platforms like “boys will be boys” and “women are like sugar who shall attract ants”….