This incident happened to me at the Taj Land's End coffee shop in Mumbai, India.
According to the UN estimate the number of women who have been raped and violated in their lifetime stands at one billion.
"I remember you today Priyanka. One year ago I met you in your school in a village in remote Maharashtra. What you shared with me, I carried 'far and wide' just as I had promised I would.
One’s life experiences make us who we are and for me every experience has driven me to believe in myself.
By Virali Gokaldas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives
I love animals. I hate to see them dying on TV or on the roads. But I love mutton too. I do not like what the US of A has done to the world. But I'd love to visit California and Alaska.
For a review of Beautiful Thing, a poignant and honest portrayal of the lives of young women (usually from low income families in small towns) who dance in Mumbai's bars, see:
I'd never thought it would happent to me. But she managed to do it. I thought she would never go for someone like me. I was too quiet and tame for her taste.
Had an amazing and much-needed week's break.