THE HORRIBLE KID – Chapter IV: A tale from the Lone Arranger

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Chapter IV:  The Plan
Angela and I began to talk about a plan on the way back to the office.  Two things were evident.

There was an ongoing crisis at home.  Gloria changed jobs, moved her family from their long time home in Orange County, leaving security and friendships behind.  Gloria and her mother Eleanor were hopeful and optimistic that a new start, in a new school, in a new neighborhood, would reap new behaviors.  Instead, now isolated and desperate, the family was disintegrating.  Unless we intervened, quickly, in a beneficial way, the county social worker was “leaning” towards removing Jerry from his home and placing him in foster care “to make sure he received “‘treatment.’”  That would, I knew, inevitably lead to Jerry being “medicated” with one or more of those toxic chemicals, for his “disease.”  And that, in my view, was intolerable.

Also evident, the school was out…

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Has Living with #Fear Becomes Normal for #Women in #India?


A question our campaign frequently gets is:There is violence on women in all societies, so why should fingers be pointed only at India?

That is why we present to you below what women from the main metros of India say about the kind of fear they live with in their daily lives. Read and ask yourself: 

Is this normal? 

Is this how educated, professional women in London, New York, Singapore or even Beijing live? 

What does this say about the violence that women in India live with, tolerate and are often in denial of?

Sreemati Mukherjee (College Student):

From-Fear-to-Freedom-Crop-Pic-2Single women travelling after dusk should take more safety precautions.  With so many rape cases and incidents of molestations making headlines every other day, my parents get really worked up if I cross my deadline of 8 pm. They keep calling me up to find out if I am safe…

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