We Are Aware: Stop Domestic Violence by Fiza Pathan

Posted: February 19, 2015 in Uncategorized

My fellow blogger Fiza very beautifully brings out through this short story that how we have become immune to violence in other people’s lives but it just takes a simple step to stop it….Do read


We Are Aware: Stop Domestic Violence
by Fiza Pathan


Calvin was reading the Times of India in his sitting room when he heard the doorbell ring. Folding the paper and keeping it aside, Calvin sauntered to the door, peeped through the keyhole and beamed. On the other side of the door was his old school friend Jonathan with a can of coke in his hand. Calvin opened the door and the two men hugged each other after which they sat down in the sitting room. Jonathan kept on drinking his coke while he narrated to Calvin the happenings at his work place in Mahim. Calvin listened patiently but his hands were longing to hold and get back to his newspaper, especially the sports section.

Just then, a sound of broken glass was heard. Jonathan stopped in mid sentence while Calvin seemed unconcerned. The sound of the broken glass was followed…

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  1. theonlysup says:

    Amrita. Your blogs . always have been great thing to read . yes domestic is not a private matter and is not acceptable. I’m against it. Why should a woman take that?

  2. aalok says:

    The last part is the most important. Let the culprit know that others are aware of what is going on.

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