Women in Dialogue, Envisioning the Road Ahead in Jammu and Kashmir
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Women in Dialogue, Envisioning the Road Ahead in Jammu and Kashmir a WISCOMP report. by Women in Dialogue: Envisioning the Road Ahead in Jammu and Kashmir (Workshop) (2006 New Delhi, India)

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Published by Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace, Foundation for Universal Responsibility of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in New Delhi .
Written in English


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About the Edition

On the Workshop held at Ashok Hotel, New Delhi on August 5 and 6, 2006 to define women"s role in peacebuilding in Jammu and Kashmir.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 3 of cover).

SeriesBuilding constituencies of peace, stakeholders in dialogue -- 9
ContributionsFoundation for Universal Responsibility. Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace., Athwaas (Group)
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. :
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22499093M
LC Control Number2007341374

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  The partially autonomous northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is my homeland, a beautiful part of the world – and also one of three areas of Kashmir divided into areas of control by India, Pakistan, and China and marred by a history of violent political and ethic struggles. Women in my homeland are gaining new rights and increasingly asserting themselves in politics – and this.   Indian women journalists in Kashmir, SheThePeople. Tikoo’s family had fled Kashmir in after terrorist insurgency broke out and religious minority community of Kashmiri Pandits became direct targets. Some of the Kashmiri Pandit women were raped before they were killed in the early : Poorvi Gupta.   Jammu and Kashmir bifurcation and reducing its parts to the status of union territories was never part of BJP’s agenda. (Illustration: C R Sasikumar) Article has gone. So has Article 35A. The state of Jammu and Kashmir has ceased to exist. It has been downgraded and split into two union territories, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir. Welthungerhilfe works in the Indian part of the region, in the federal state of Jammu and Kashmir. Here, the previously well-renowned silk production, the wool processing and the traditional fruit farming have all suffered greatly due to transport restrictions and the tense security situation.

  A woman with strong work ethic and immense intellect, Dr Nyla Khan has earned many awards and accolades for her groundbreaking work. Parveena Ahangar. Known as the ‘Iron Lady of Kashmir’, Ms. Parveena Ahangar is the Founder and Chairperson of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) in Jammu and Kashmir. Educated women in Jammu and Kashmir can play an important role in all round development of the state. The most powerful tool that changes the position of society and nation is only women’s education. Women’s education spreads very slowly in past but very fast in present period. Education improves the status of women within the family as well as in society.   The Rediff Special/Aziz Haniffa A leading Washington think tank has stated that since "the major separatist groups did not participate," the elections in Jammu and Kashmir "did not really resolve the question of who speaks for the Kashmiris".. The Centre for Strategic and International Studies, in a post-mortem of the Kashmir elections, said, "The Hurriyat sees itself as the representative of. As per data compiled by the Jammu and Kashmir police based on media reports, since Kashmir has lost significant working days due to conflict. As reported by Indiaspend, working days were lost in , in and is in (accounting for nearly 60% of total working days).

A two-day national symposium on ‘Memories of 22 October ’ is being organised in Kashmir by the National Museum Institute in collaboration with the Union Territory Government of Jammu and Kashmir on October 22 and Octo , to mark the violence and atrocity faced by residents following the invasion of Jammu and Kashmir by Pakistan’s Pashtun tribal militias, aided by the. "Alleged Perpetrators: Stories of Impunity in Jammu and Kashmir" is a comprehensive dossier brought out in that examines roughly cases of human rights violations, including enforced. In the context of the empowerment of Kashmiri women, Hafsa Kanjwal’s (p 36) paper takes us back in time, alerting us to how state-sponsored women empowerment programmes in the early years of post-partition Kashmir resulted in feminist projects that were affiliated with the state, and, in time, became deeply contested and politicised. In this.   While the rest of the world was celebrating the th anniversary of International Women’s Day in March, a process of disempowering women was initiated in Jammu & Kashmir with the introduction of the J&K Permanent Residents (Disqualification) Bill,