NEW DELHI — A 10-year-old Indian girl who was raped by an uncle, and then lost her legal battle to have an abortion, gave birth on Thursday to a girl. Read the full article at https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/898428035736625152
While I am not perpetuating abortion, I grieve for the pain to both mind and body inflicted on one so young. Rape is less a sexual act, than it is the infliction of a violent act upon the vulnerable. This traumatized child may resort to a prison of self isolation while the perpetrator of this heinous crime perhaps receives a mere slap on the wrist. I am sad to say that such a society should be classified as an enabler.
(by Ingrid Rizzolo Author of Splendor from Ashes)