After the verdict of the Supreme court on Nirbhaya Case, everyone started giving statements on women Empowerment and praised the Court’s decision.
One of the Bollywood beauty Mallika Sherawat on Tuesday stated about her past. How she overcome the fear, going against the family and entering Bollywood.
Mallika took it to Twitter and spoke up about her struggle she hailed the Supreme court’s decision to dismiss review pleas filed by three of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya Rape and Murder case.
The actress said that the rape victim that finally been "delivered justice."
"Six years after she was brutally gang-raped in a moving bus in the capital city of India, we finally laid her memory to rest. She had worked hard to free herself from the shackles of roles that society often slots for its women,"
"For me, it was running away from the home that gave me courage. Stifled in a patriarchal family, I neither had freedom nor choice. I faced innumerable hardships because I dared to question and challenge the status quo. When I got a choice, I ran as fast as my legs could carry me. And, I survived".
"Today I stand on my own two feet and I decide how I live my life. It's not easy. I have been called enough names and treated in myriad ways. But as I travel across India and the world, I realize it's not easy for too many of us. Buried under societal pressure, scared of the consequences, subjugated and constantly violated are millions of women and girls who want to be free"
"I want to help make them free. Every young girl, every woman has dreams. Every woman who is empowered can empower another. We can, each one of us, free one another. I want to free every girl from fear. Let there be no one who fears becoming another victim. Let us fight to create a society where women live with pride and not with worry. Let us battle the odds to build a world where girls and women live unshackled."
Mallika wrote her heart out in her letter, she explained how difficult to live a life of a girl and how beautiful it is to be a girl child. Mallika concluded her note saying, "Free a girl. Free every girl."