Accused of being a bad mother, one who worked leaving her kids at the mercy of maids, drank and partied till late hours and she had the audacity of leveling charges against her “good” husband.
As the prosecutor grilled her and questioned her capabilities as a mother, her little daughter cowered in her seat looking at her “good” father as she recounted the years of trauma he had inflicted upon her by violating her body.
(This micro tale is a reflection of the court case which Suja Jones is fighting against her husband Pascal Mazurier who has been accused of raping their 8 year old daughter. The accused was acquitted for lack of evidence and the mother was questioned and labelled as an irresponsible parent who parties and drinks which again proves the misogyny and stereotypes deep entrenched in our society)
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Chartered Accountant, Story Teller, Dreamer, Voracious Reader, Blogger, Mommy to a little munchkin, Shopaholic, Day Dreamer.Passionate about my career in the corporate world and aspire to break the glass ceiling, at the same time nurture my passion for writing. My niche area is short stories, I also write on parenting, sexism, life's experiences, micro blogs and flash fiction. I have won the best Parenting blog post at mycity4kids.com the largest parenting website in India, 4 times and several of my posts have been published in the #MostPopular category on this site garnering millions of views. I also write on Bonobology, Rivo Kids, Women's Web and Youth Ki Awaaz. My blog has been chosen as the Top Indian Blogs for the years 2018-2019,2020 by TopIndianBlogs website and found a place in the prestigious Top 22 Indian Literary Blogs in 2020 @TopIndianBlogs.
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