KASHMIR: Obstacles continue for women reporting rape

KASHMIR: Obstacles continue for women reporting rape

Aliya Bashir –  WNN Features   (WNN) SRINAGAR – Indian Administered Kashmir: In conflict zones worldwide sexual violence has become a tactic of choice in – it’s cheaper, more destructive and easier to get away with than other methods of warfare. Indian Administered Kashmir has some of the lowest official numbers of reported sexual assault […]

Kashmir’s half-widows considered only half in society

Kashmir’s half-widows considered only half in society

Kashmir correspondent Aliya Bashir – WNN Features Journalist, Aliya Bashir, talks with families whose husbands, brothers and sons have disappeared during years of conflict in Kashmir. (WNN) Srinagar – Indian-Administered Kashmir: Twenty-eight year old Haleema (name changed) is a resident of the predominately Muslim Anantnag district of southern Kashmir. In a region where the literacy […]