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Mother of six daughters abandoned by husband, stigmatised by society

 
/ January 25, 2017

Married for 26 years, Phoolkumari has been deprived of her share of the family property. The reason? She has six daughters. “My relatives told me you have no one to continue the family lineage. What will you do with property? Give it to your sons-in-law?” she says She works as...

Act like a Man, Act like a Woman – Roles defined by Gender

 
/ January 24, 2017

Twenty-six-year-old Parvez casually slaps his wife Shabana, 23, on her head while saying, “A woman is a woman and a man is a man. The very language tells you that the position of a woman is below that of a man”, he says. He underscores that the relationship between a...

Act like a Man, Act like a Woman – Roles defined by Gender

 
/ January 24, 2017

Twenty-six-year-old Parvez casually slaps his wife Shabana, 23, on her head while saying, “A woman is a woman and a man is a man. The very language tells you that the position of a woman is below that of a man”, he says. He underscores that the relationship between a...

Kashmiri Police Constable dies as Protesting Mob Pushed Vehicle into River

 
/ January 23, 2017

Afroz Ahmad Lone, 23-year-old police constable working in J&K Police was killed in Sangam, Anantnag district of Kashmir in July 2015. He met an untimely death when an angry mob, protesting against the Indian rule in the valley, pushed the armoured police vehicle he was driving, into river Jehlum with...

Kashmiri Police Constable dies as Protesting Mob Pushed Vehicle into River

 
/ January 23, 2017

Afroz Ahmad Lone, 23-year-old police constable working in J&K Police was killed in Sangam, Anantnag district of Kashmir in July 2015. He met an untimely death when an angry mob, protesting against the Indian rule in the valley, pushed the armoured police vehicle he was driving, into river Jehlum with...

Kashmir Unrest | Elderly man died of cardiac arrest amid teargas shelling

 
/ January 18, 2017

On the 60th day on Kashmir Unrest,  7th September 2016, there was a protest going on in Chawalgam village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam during the mass uprising. Abdul Gani, a 70-year-old man came out of his home to attend nature’s call when a tear gas exploded in his house premises. Abdul...

A Kashmiri Youth killing was targeted, claims family

 
/ January 3, 2017

An 18-year-old boy Irfan Fayaz Wani was killed after he was allegedly hit by a teargas shell in Malarata area of Srinagar city on Sunday evening. “Irfan had gone to Malarata to attend the wedding function of his cousin,” a family member tells Nadiyah Shafi. “The situation was normal when...

It is the End of the World Without My Brother – Kashmir Unrest

 
/ December 30, 2016

Across the fields in Kashmir, Danish Manzoor,18, was on his way to tuitions when a bullet hit him during the Kashmir Unrest. He could hear a peaceful protest, condemning the death of a 20-year-old youth, as he breathed his last breath. Danish and his friends were standing at a distance...