This is a present-tense story about a person in need of your and my help. There's a match out there for Nalini. Maybe it's you; maybe it's someone you know. It only requires a few moments of your time to find out.
It is in everyone's interest -- the victim, the bully and the bystander -- to create a safe environment in which respect for one another is not just a voluntary matter but a baseline norm that we insist upon.