Shenaz Treasurywala writes an open letter on being TROLLED for tweeting to the PM about women’s safety – She is upset about the way women are being treated in the country — being raped and murdered
Shenaz Treasurywala is angry. She is upset about the way women are being treated in the country — being raped and murdered. When she tweeted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about it, she got trolled. Reacting to the trolls, she has written a letter…
I went with a girlfriend to the National Museum in Delhi. Within minutes we were followed by large groups of men. We felt unsafe and had to leave. I was at a party the night before. At 1 am I wanted to go home. Did I feel safe taking an Ola or Uber? NO! My heart was pounding, I was sweating, I kept checking the map to see that he was going in the right direction. Why should I?
Do men ever feel a slightest bit of threat? So why in the world should we? There is a rape every two minutes in our country. Headlines like this everyday. “Days after the brutal Haryana rape, three men gangrape Sikkimese women in moving car in Gurugram…” We try not to read the whole story. We shudder and then two minutes later go about our lives. The end of this problem begins with a voice, your voice, our collective voices. The government has an obligation to us. Whether it’s BJP or Congress, I don’t care. This is not political. So please for God’s sake stop writing to me asking me why I am saying this to our PM Modi and never said anything to Congress. I don’t give an Eff about who is in power. I believe they are all the same. I care about women and their safety and equality.
Our women need to be safe. Pressure those in power to do something. Use whatever power you have and tweet to the government every single day. Demonstrate. Make this your No.1 issue. Before anything else. Not even baby girls are safe in our country. Tweet to the Prime Minister, tweet to the Supreme Court, wake up India. Your women are not equal, not safe. Is this a country for women? Is rape India’s middle name? Don’t stop, won’t stop. And hashtag #nocountryforwomen #itsnotourshame
I am so angry! You should be too.