In India, we often teach our girls to be obedient, quiet spectators and to NEVER rebel. This often leads to women being mum on the subject of physical and mental abuse, especially in their marriages.
But there are women, who choose to speak up and fight back against marital abuse. Fortunately for many, they did so in full public glare, thereby becoming role models for many.
Their stories of abuse are horrifying but equally relevant to be shared. We salute these courageous women today.
Click 'Start Gallery' to read the real life marital abuse stories of some of the most famous women in India.