After Bollywood celebs, TV actress Shama Sikander has now come forward to raise awareness about domestic violence menace prevailing in society. The actress has shot a video where she’s talking about the domestic violence cases that have seen a spike during this lockdown phase. In her video, Shama says that laws need to be stricter and women need to report such cases to stop them. The TV actress is urging women to come out in the open and speak about the cases.
In the video, Shama said, “This is something that I have been supporting for a long time. The cases have been on a rise. I say it again, love is on one side and self respect one another. Anyone who can't respect women is incapable of love. Respect precedes love. It's high time and I would like and request all of us to take a firm stand against it. The laws need to be stricter and women need to report such cases and stop them. We get what we tolerate.”
Earlier, Bollywood Biggies like Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Dia Mirza, Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Bose among many others have come together to ask the citizens of India to report the domestic violence cases.
In the video, celebs has said, “During the lockdown, there’s been a sharp increase in the domestic violence cases. Now is the time to stand up against this violence. To all the women we say, now is the time to stand up and break your silence. If you are a witness to domestic violence in your home, please report it. If you are witness to domestic violence in your neighborhood report it. If you are a survivor of this report it now. Let’s put a lockdown on domestic violence.” (ALSO READ: Shama Sikander Opens Up On Her Tryst With Depression And Bipolar Disorder; Shares How She Overcame It - Read On)
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