First things first.
Please go and read this searing and sensitive post by the amazing Anne Theriault of thebellejar blog. I’m putting trigger warnings on it and all the links it contains because it is about the kidnapping, rape and torture of a five year old girl in India.
Because of that, you probably won’t want to read it. You’ll think, that’s too much to deal with or bear or put into your system. To this I say, well, there are real people dealing with it in real time and space, and that five year old girl needs people to know what’s going on. So do it for her, her family, the families of the many other girls who have been assaulted there in the past few months.
She wrote the piece because a reader of hers, who lives in India, reached out and asked her…
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