by Arun Bhansali

Shweta is an amazing story. This is the stuff movies are made of. Pain and abuse have been part of her life as long as she can remember before she emerged triumphant. Shweta was born in Kamathipura, a red-light area of Mumbai. She is a love child and she does not hesitate to admit it.

by Robin Chaurasiya

“She is always raped . . . Since my childhood I have seen her being beaten. . . . But this is not her job, to let herself be beaten!”

As citizens of this ever-changing world, many of us go to India amazed at its growth, and after returning to our native or adopted countries (whatever the case for each individual), we are even more amazed by what we observed. India, like many other countries, is a country of contradictions.