"Her bravery inspired millions of women and men to come together with a simple message: No more. No more looking the other way when gender-based violence happens. No more stigma against victims or survivors," US Secretary of State, John Kerry, said at a State Department function held yesterday to honour women from across the globe with the prestigious award.
Act of tokenism or not, at least theres a government that recognises this as an important issue and hasn’t forgotten it post Dec 16.
Koi to sunno
Woh jo khamoshian uski keh gayi!
Zindagi ki asha mein
Kitna kuch woh seh gayi!
Desh mere yeh tooti haalat mein teri
Ek zindagi aur beh gayi!
Ab aage ke parivartan ke liye
Ek umeed si hai reh gayi!