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Sexual Violence

Kashmir: The link between armed conflict and domestic violence

Cases of domestic violence usually go unreported in Indian-administered Kashmir because of the media's tendency to focus on political issues. Observers say social conflict...

In Kashmir, Security Searches Lead to Sexual Abuse

India’s renewed Cordon and Search Operations are proving a nightmare for Kashmir’s women. Zareena (name changed on request) remembers every detail of that evening: “There...

Cases of Sexual Violence in Kashmir that Remain Unheard- Exclusive Report

Illustration by Khytul Abyad The Conflict in Kashmir has been characterized by large scale use of sexual violence by multiple belligerents since its inception, Numerous...

Kashmir is under siege and women are in the crossfire

In early August, the Indian government mounted an unprecedented illegal occupation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir (hereafter referred to as J&K or Kashmir) on...

Kashmir: A look at the Kunan Poshpora rapes

Twenty-five years have passed since the 1991 incident in which Indian army soldiers allegedly raped between 23 and 100 women in Kashmir’s Kunan and Poshpora villages...