Category Archives: Women

What happened to Tabinda Gani?

Amid blooming apple orchards, an eerie clam prevails in this north Kashmir hamlet, 80 kms from the summer capital of Srinagar. After six years, there is hardly a villager who has forgotten the gruesome Tabinda Gani rape and murder incident, … Continue reading

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Doordarshan Propaganda about Kashmiri Women

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Kashmir: Rape with Impunity

Kunan Poshpora was not the first instance of rape of by the armed forces in Kashmir. In his memoir, Curfewed Night, Basharat Peer talks about a rape that had happened less than a year ago: “Women and girls formed a circle, … Continue reading

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Mubeena Gani: The Bride

Muhripora (Islamabad), May 17 2008: When a Barat (marriage party) was returning from the house of Muhammad Akbar Ganai, here at 12 in the night on May 18, 1990, no one would have imagined it would be the last Barat … Continue reading

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