I was scrolling through a few of the #MeToo posts on my timeline, when,
I thought I’d bring a few questions clawing my mind, to the society’s attention –
How could you throw the unassuming girl child to the ants, why in the world, are you so pained by her presence,
When would you understand that SHE, is the reason for your very existence?
Why does her attire become the reason for your prejudice,
When her very being itself is subjected to insurmountable injustice?
Why does it irk your ego if she wants to move higher up the ladder, why, do you expect her to compromise?
Wouldn’t for her success, her hard-work, her commitment, her passion suffice?
Why do you advocate her something, what you wouldn’t for yourself, find appropriate?
Why, despite being born an equal, do you expect her to be servile, to be the subordinate?
Why, when both are to blame, is she alone, forced to mend her ways, is asked for a character certificate?
Why, what she brings with her, always seems to the world, a tad too inadequate?
Why is there still, such deep-rooted misogyny and patriarchy, why is there absolutely no room for gender equality?
Why don’t we understand it is #HeForShe, and that exactly is how this world is designed to be!

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