Insha Mir

Insha Mir From Kashmir Defiantly Pursues Her Cricket Dreams

Insha Mir has struggled against patriarchal diktats for over a decade and today captains her college cricket team.
braid chopping

Braid Chopping: Hysteria Or Not, But Women At The Receiving End

Irrespective of whoever the mischief mongers behind braid chopping are, at the receiving end, are always the women.
Half Widows

The Case Of Enforced Disappearances And Half Widows In Kashmir

Enforced disappearances of men in Kashmir are common – picked up on grounds of suspicion & never returned home – leaving behind 'half widows'.
'Behold, I Shine': How Kashmiri Women Navigate Their Tales Of Loss In Conflict

‘Behold, I Shine’: How Kashmiri Women Navigate Their Tales Of Loss In Conflict

The book 'Behold I Shine' explores the ways in which conflict has affected the lives of Kashmiri women and children.
Everyday Life in Kashmir

What Is Everyday Life In The Kashmir Valley Like?

For residents of Kashmir, the happenings here are so much a part of our daily routine that we fail to notice any incongruities. We adapt.
The New Normal Of Living With Internet Shutdown In Kashmir

The New Normal Of Living With No Internet In Kashmir

For over an year now, the meaning of sending emails has changed for me. That's how life has been with internet shutdown in Kashmir.
What Is Killing Kashmiri Women?

What Is Killing Kashmiri Women And Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

The deaths of Kashmiri women that are not victims of State violence, i.e., the 'apolitical deaths', receive hardly any attention.
Internet Ban In Kashmir

The Internet Ban In Kashmir Is A Clear Violation Of Human Rights And No...

This is the 29th internet ban in Kashmir since 2016. The internet is a threat to the State as it allows Kashmiris to expose its wall of lies.
Kashmir

End Repression in Kashmir: A Call from the Civil Society

We, the undersigned, are dismayed over the ongoing crisis in Kashmir. We have watched in horror and shock the repetitive cycle of state aggression leading to violence, deteriorating state of civil liberties, violation of fundamental rights and ever escalating loss of human life and dignity in Kashmir.

“‘Normalcy Returns to Kashmir’ Is A Farce”: Kashmir Under Intensified Siege

For the past eleven days Kashmir has been under intensified siege, I say intensified because Kashmir is always under siege, by the occupational Indian armed forces.

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Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

Atishi Marlena Vs Gautam Gambhir: The Misogyny That Plagues Indian Politics

In the latest episode of ‘How Ugly Can Indian Politics Get?’ we saw Atishi Marlena, Delhi based politician, educator and activist, get viciously slandered as questions about her caste, identity, and character were raised.
How Tharoor's Bill On Women's Health Deals With Abortion

How Tharoor’s Bill On Women’s Health Deals With Abortion

Tharoor's Bill makes certain recommendations with a specific focus on issues of marital rape, reproductive agency and menstrual rights.
पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

पैड खरीदने में माँ को आज भी शर्म आती है

मासिकधर्म और सैनिटरी पैड पर हमारे घरों में चर्चा करने की बेहद ज़रूरत है और जिसकी शुरुआत हम महिलाओं को ही करनी होगी।