State and Fate of Home-makers in India – International Literacy Day

There are two Indias, one where we speak of modern thought, path-breaking findings in Artificial Intelligence & technology, the emancipation of women, freedom from dogma & even legalising of homosexual relations. Deep inside every Indian home, there is another India, one that is never spoken about by the media & if it is, then it is eulogised to make it palatable. It's an India where housewives (home-makers) are treated like third-world citizens. What can you do to help?

Chapter Extract: How was Anju raped?

After that day, each time he demanded her body, she would silently give in like a scapegoat in the lion’s lair. Raped by her own uncle, betrayed by her mother, Anju had nowhere to go.

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