Inhumane #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

55 Fiction

Life’s about choices. It’s these choices that define us.

Making a big decision is scary.

But you know, what’s even scarier?

Regret!

Today, I’m saving us from lifelong ignominy.

I’m letting the 2 Ps – Pride and Purse define my life.

So, you will have to go, little girl. But don’t worry, it’ll be quick.

PS : “Pride” refers to pride of having a male child which is lost with the birth of girl child. Also, some clans (upper castes and tribes) would rather murder female infants than give them to a rival group even in marriage. “Purse” refers to the dowry as girls are seen as an economic burden.

My theme for this year’s Blogging from A to Z April Challenge is Crime Stories in 55 Words.

Today’s story, I is for Infanticide

I

You can check out my A-Z posts thus far by clicking on a highlighted letter!

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Content Protection by DMCA.com

48 thoughts on “Inhumane #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z

  1. Pingback: Knotty Affairs #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  2. Pingback: Lowbrow Acts #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  3. Pingback: Murder #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  4. Pingback: Profane Acts #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  5. Pingback: Questionable! #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  6. Pingback: Ravaged #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  7. Pingback: Snitch #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  8. Pingback: Terrible Tragedy #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  9. Pingback: Vitiating Acts #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  10. Pingback: Unlawful #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  11. Pingback: Young & Reckless #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

  12. Pingback: ZZZ... #AtoZChallenge @AprilA2Z - A Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

CommentLuv badge