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The Woman

You kiss ‘a woman’.

You trust ‘a woman’ to raise your children.

You call ‘a woman’ mother.

Some of you even pray to ‘a woman’.

Your sibling may be 'a woman'.

You fall in love with ‘a woman’.

You create a baby with ‘a woman’.

Your child may be ‘a woman’.

some of you even pray to ‘a woman’.

Yet;

You belittle ‘women’.

You hit ‘women’.

You rape ‘women’.

You sexually enslave ‘women’.

You sell ‘women’.

You beat ‘woman’

--Why??

Why must you be hypocritical?

Is she not a human being as well?

Is she not worth your respect?

Don't her feelings and worries matter?

Doesn't her heart beat as your's does?

Why must you chose which of your children to love?

Is your girl child less important than your boy child?

Is your mother below and beneath you?

Do the months of pregnancy and years of love she gave you not matter?

Just tell me, how could you be so hypocritical? how could you act so inhumanely?

Comments

nilima's picture

An impressive way to raise

An impressive way to raise the issues and aware people!!! i like the way you write and have raised the issue:)

hannabarket's picture

Thank you

Thank you very much Nilima!

leyla foundation's picture

wow Mashallah very proud of

wow Mashallah very proud of you

hannabarket's picture

Thank you Leyla

Thank you Leyla

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