Indian forces using rape and sexual exploitation as a weapon of war: Geelani

Indian forces using rape and sexual exploitation as a weapon of war: Geelani

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday strongly condemned the “continuous sexual assault and molestation” of innocent girls by the Indian armed forces. Referring to the recent incident of sexual assault in one of the prominent Hotel in Srinagar, wherein Major Gogoi was arrested red handed with a minor girl, Geelani said […]

‘Women should understand that conflict has achieved nothing but suffering and loss’

‘Women should understand that conflict has achieved nothing but suffering and loss’

Safina Baig, wife of Member of Parliament and PDP founding member Muzaffar Hussain Baig, formally plunged into politics after being assigned the charge of leading the PDP’s women’s wing. In an interview with Kashmir Reader special correspondent Moazum Mohammad, she talks about women power and increasing cases of sexual assault against women Moazum Mohammad: Can […]

Four months after son’s killing Shopian woman found dead

Four months after son’s killing Shopian woman found dead

SHOPIAN: Four months after her son was killed in firing by government forces, a 55-year-old woman from Nadpora village of Shopian was found dead on Monday. Local residents said that Faata Begum was in distress after her son’s killing and had almost “turned mad” in grief. “She used to visit my shop, before and after […]

Women in Kashmir successfully balancing between professional and personal life: Nayeema

Women in Kashmir successfully balancing between professional and personal life: Nayeema

Srinagar: State Women’s Commission (SWC) chairperson Nayeema Mahjoor while highlighting the contribution of Kashmiri women in different fields, said that the women in the state have been successful in maintaining the balance between their professional and personal life. Mehjoor was speaking during a one-day seminar “Contribution of Kashmiri women to the contemporary world,” organized by […]

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 […]

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