Enforced disappearances of men in Kashmir are common – picked up on grounds of suspicion & never returned home – leaving behind 'half widows'.
While pretending to be a faith healer, Aijaz Sheikh has subjected thousands of children in North Kashmir to sexual abuse.
The Medaram Jana Jatara is slowly being threatened by the process of sanskritization by the Hindutva forces.
The deaths of Kashmiri women that are not victims of State violence, i.e., the 'apolitical deaths', receive hardly any attention.
As media fills up with political debates, we continue to silence the voices of those directly affected who grieve for their home. FII talks to Ahmed Dar to learn about Kashmir—his home.
The claims of the government for a prospective future of Jammu and Kashmir but what is guaranteed is that Kashmiri sentiments have been betrayed and a constitutional pact has been dishonoured, without a popular consensus.
The Kurdish women fighting for independence have played a role in changing the regressive thinking and redefining role of women in conflict.
Irrespective of whoever the mischief mongers behind braid chopping are, at the receiving end, are always the women.
Fisherwomen, known as Gadhi-wajni in Kashmiri, are one of the prime and oldest entrepreneurs of Kashmir – who retained their individuality even when modernisation ruled the roost.
There's this rampant line of thought where we take out the ‘religion’ factor from everything and see the atrocity inflicted on Asifa Bano as just a crime committed against a little girl.