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Do you bleed?

If you want to know how civilized a culture is, look at how they treat it's women. India as a society boasting of its rich culture and it's democratic setup, we have failed our daughters. It's painful that so called world's largest democracy still doesn't have equal representation for women. Two of India's daughters Shah Bano and Nirbhaya, are victims of this rich heritage. In 27 years between the triple talaq case of Bano and the infamous night of Delhi, we didn't learn anything. Men including myself are part of patriarchal system which has oppressed everyone. The Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra had recently questioned why are women excluded from entering Sabarimala Temple? In the year 2018 if this question is still relevant we as a progressive society or just as a society somewhere have suppressed the voices of women. The irony is that having a religious angle to this even women will not be raising their voices, but those women  should remember sati