Tips and Suggestions for Women on International Women’s Day

By Dr. Ridwana Sanam Women’s health is a major concern worldwide. Most of the time, women neglect their own health and focus instead on their partner’s or their children’s and this neglect might cause numerous health complications in the later stage. Women are the role models for their family members. A Healthy woman leads to […]

Women and Conflict

Women and Conflict

The world celebrated the International Women’s Day on the 8th of March. It is axiomatic that the world has progressed leaps and bounds in terms of women’s rights over the years. But, at the same time, many of these advancements are theoretical and not real. The recent MeToo crescendo eloquently demonstrated how women are still […]

Kathua rape and murder: Police foil Hindu Manch march in Kathua, use canes, teargas

Kathua rape and murder: Police foil Hindu Manch march in Kathua, use canes, teargas

Srinagar: Police on Thursday foiled a proposed march called by Hindu Ekta Manch (HEM) in Hiranagar area of Kathua district. According to local sources, “aggressive” HEM members led by the outfit’s president Vijay Sharma shouted slogans against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as they tried to take out their march. Police swung into action and detained […]

Detentions galore, 10 under PSA for Khan Sopori

Detentions galore, 10 under PSA for Khan Sopori

Wife says a lifetime spent under oppression Sopore: First arrested at the age of 20, Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori, now 71, has spent a considerable part of his life behind bars. At the fag end of this life battling several health problems, Sopori is languishing in Kathua jail, under the 10th Public Safety Act of […]

Kathua rape and murder: ‘Destroying evidence’ deliberate attempt to shield the accused, says Geelani

Kathua rape and murder: ‘Destroying evidence’ deliberate attempt to shield the accused, says Geelani

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday alleged ruling coalition in state for providing safe passage to those accused in Kathua rape and murder case. In a statement, Geelani blamed authorities for deliberate attempt to hush up the case by destroying evidences and building up a communal narrative around the […]

NC urges HC to intervene, apprehends case might be transferred to CBI

NC urges HC to intervene, apprehends case might be transferred to CBI

Srinagar: National Conference on Thursday expressed anguish and shock over the “crucial evidence into the rape and murder of Kathua minor girl has been destroyed by a police officer in a clear attempt to save the culprits.” Senior National Conference leaders led by NC general secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar, provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, party […]

Women in Kashmir battling all odds despite oppression: Mirwaiz

Women in Kashmir battling all odds despite oppression: Mirwaiz

Women in Kashmir battling all odds despite oppression: Mirwaiz Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in his message on International Womens’ Day said that it’s a day to introspect that has the condition of our girls and women who an equal part of our society, improved over the years. Mirwaiz said […]

Change attitude of thinking towards women to ensure their safety: Chairperson SWC

Change attitude of thinking towards women to ensure their safety: Chairperson SWC

‘Female Self Defence Clubs’ to be established in high, higher secondary schools: DSEK SRINAGAR: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) in collaboration with State Women’s Commission (SWC) organised an event at GHSS, Kothibagh here on Thursday. Before the commencement of the function, Chairperson, State Women’s Commission, Nayeema Mehjoor […]

KU celebrates international women’s day

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir on Thursday organised a day-long seminar to mark the International Women’s Day. The seminar titled ‘role of educational institutions in promoting women’s rights’ was organised by the Women’s Studies Centre in collaboration with Dean College Development Council and Institute of Home Science. In his address, vice-chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi […]

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