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Justice for women

Ratnarashi Pandey was married at a tender age of 14. She had to suffer a lot from the hands of her abusive husband. But being the stronger type she continued her studies and got a divorce from her husband after 13 years of marriage. And she cleared the civil services exam. Kudos to this girl.

But that is not what the government said. It denied her the job as she had committed a crime of child marriage. Twice she cleared the exam and twice she was rejected the job. As she had to bring up her two children, she needed the job. She went to high court and then supreme court and finally won the case.

So this is how our rules and laws punish the victim instead of the offenders.

In far away Chechenya, which was once a part of Russia, but now independent country, girls are not supposed step outside their homes without hijab. And if they talk to any male other than their family members they should keep a distance of few feet. But that does not stop the kidnappers from kidnapping these girls. If a kidnapped girl returns home, her parents will marry her off to the kidnapper. See, she was taken away by a male. And she has become "badnaam". So who else will marry her? This is the only solution.


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