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Woman all over the world are subjected to abuse and violence. Whether its in our very own country or some far away land, the fact is that its still going on. And not only woman but children and the elderly are all abuse and treated unfairly.
Some may feel that because it doesn't happen in our own backyard, we don't have to care about it nor do anything about it. Or some may feel that they can't do anything. But that is not true. Action can be taken. Even if its just our own family, we can definitely create ripples and later big change in the society.
"Nonviolence" does not merely mean to refrain from violence. Violence erupts when one person blames another for a problem or conflict. Conversely, nonviolence is a way of life in which one resolves, “Let me be the one to change first.” If this spirit were to be embraced, how much more at peace would our families and society itself be.
The way we run our lives are also important. Do we respect others? Do we respect our family members, colleagues or even the maid in our house that is there just to serve us?
Do you humiliate your younger brother or sister just because he/she has done something that irritates you? Did you just called your assistant names and cursed him/sher for not being able to understand what you were trying to ask him/her to do?
Everyone is a human being regardless of their gender, age, or status. And everybody is special and precious. So let's start from ourselves and create ripples of change! =)