“Humans Of Amsterdam” recently featured the story of a woman named Haritha. The story shared in two parts got viral on Facebook with more than 30k likes and thousands of shares. Like many other Indian women Haritha got married under parental pressure against her will . Things didn’t go right and gradually her husband and his family started torturing her by asking for dowry and also to hand over her salary to them.It was then she realised that she doesnt deserve all this and made her mind to move to Amsterdam where she met good people and started living her own independent life. She came back to India to get divorce from her husband , but her family tried to convince her against the decision. Her passport and other documents were hidden from her.

It was then she realised that she doesnt deserve all this and made her mind to move to Amsterdam where she met good people and started living her own independent life. She came back to India to get divorce from her husband , but her family tried to convince her against the decision. Her passport and other documents were hidden from her.

However , she overcame everything and broke free from the barriers of patriarchy and societal pressure .This story is an inspiration to every woman out there who are stuck into similar situation. It is not easy to come out of such a tricky situation , Haritha deserves all the respect for doing so.

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You can read the first post here :

In the second post she describes how she overcame every hurdle and came back to Amsterdam.

We at TIF salute the spirit of Haritha , her story has a message for every woman “Break free..happiness is everyone’s birth right! “. 
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