Actress Divya Dutta shared on social media that she feels it is a good thing that we are at least openly talking about domestic violence against women now,thanks to social media but says it is going to take many years to fully eradicate the social menace.
Actress, recently featured in a short film title.’ The Relationship Manager’ which also talks about domestic violence. She said that the women should stop being silent objects in the matter , as has been happening for ages now.
Divys told IANS,’Domestic violence is one of the issues that we not only need to address, but also continue to talk about. It is embedded in the upbringing of every woman that they have to let to go, they have to adjust. For generations, women are told that to keep their marriage and children happy, they have to adjust with violence. At least, we are talking about it now thanks to social media. But I know that it will take many years to eradicate. Talking about it is a hope.’
Women have to learn to deal with domestic violence than just take it in their stride, thinking ‘log kya kahenge’ (what will people say). Whenever they face domestic violence, instead of being silent they should speak their mind. As society, instead of tagging it as taboo, we should be supportive,” added the actress.
The Relationship Manager is directed by Falguni Thakore and produced by Neeraj Pandey. The film also features Anup Soni, Anupam Kher , Sana Khan and Juhi Babbar.