Abusers stalking and harassing women on social media care little about the designation or reputation of their victims. This was evident when the President’s daughter herself became a victim of sexual abuse on Facebook.
President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter, politician Sharmistha Mukherjee, has spoken up about being repeatedly sexually harassed online by a man named Partha Mandal.
But Sharmistha Mukherjee chose not to ignore the alleged abuser by merely blocking him. She took to Facebook to “publicly expose and humiliate” the man before heading to the police station to submit a complaint.
President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter, Sharmistha, who also serves as Delhi Congress’s chief spokesperson, had posted screenshots of the alleged abuser’s Facebook profile and the abusive messages sent by him.
So, she ‘tagged’ Mandal in her post and requested her Facebook friends and followers to share the message. “Pls share this post & tag this rat as a msg that these pervert acts will not be taken lightly. (sic),” she wrote on Facebook.
If the harassers do not think before abusing the president’s daughter, think of the case with normal women.