I’m re-blogging this poem in the light of recent events. The Hathras Gang Rape Case has left all of us horrified, disgusted. But first of all, we really need to erase this stupid mentality where we blame the victim for being raped.
“Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.”Freda Adler
Why? Why was I always blamed? Why was I always put to shame? He tore my clothes, not me, still- Why was I looked upon with disdain? Why were my clothes criticized, tell me? Why were my emotions sacrificed, tell me? I am always questioned, why? Why were my pains set aside, tell me? There’s […]Why?