Kashmir has been the focal point of much dispute between India and Pakistan. Currently, both India and Pakistan are present in Kashmir, splitting Kashmir in half. Neither country has expression the intention of Kashmir becoming its own state.
Kashmir does not have a UN peacekeeping mandate
Sources:BBC; Amnesty International; UNIFEM
January 23, 2013 (WNN)
KASHMIR: Sexual violence increases as justice under law is examined
“Justice has to and should be done.”; “Justice delayed is justice denied.”; and “Teach your sons not to harass rather than teaching your daughter how to dress.” – these were some of the recent slogans that men and women of all ages in Kashmir have been chanting to show solidarity with the victims of violence in the northern Indian Administered region of Kashmir.
January 10, 2013 (Zee News)
INDIA: Youths Protest Violence Against Women in J&K
Srinagar: In the backdrop of a recent acid attack on a school teacher, a group of youths on Thursday staged a demonstration demanding speedy justice in cases of violence against wome
November 3, 2012 (Rediff News)
KASHMIR: Healing the Wounds of Kashmir's Forgotten Other Half
A new initiative is shaping up to coordinate between national women's organisations and Kashmiri women's groups to discuss the plight of the women of the Valley.
November 2, 2012 (Women's News Network )
KASHMIR: Kashmir Women Seek Justice in Mounting Cases Surrounding 'The Disappeared'
For over two decades, it has been an endless wait for families in the Indian Administered Region of Kashmir. Missing what they fondly call “their dear ones” these families have experienced what they describe as “immense pain” for family members who have disappeared from the region as the unexplained silence of India's government officials and the denial of justice in the cases continue.
What is left of the cases now are many unanswered questions.
August 29, 2012 (Eurasia Review)
KASHMIR: Resilience Amidst Conflict: Women of Kashmir
In armed conflict, the experiences of women are varied. From victims to survivors, and from peace-builders to perpetrators of conflict, the categories of classification are indeed numerous. In the context of the conflict in Kashmir, however, what are the new opportunities that have been created for them? And what are their roles in it?
VIDEO: Kashmiri Women Protest Pakistan's Oppressive Rule in PoK ,
March 27, 2012
CONFERENCE: Joint Women's Forum for Peace in Kashmir,
Conferences & Meetings,
30 September 2011
BLOG: Women and Peacemaking in Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kashmir and Afghanistan,
Online Dialogues & Blogs,
Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (CDH),
February 8, 2011
OTHER: Kashmiri Novelist Lauds Resilience of Women in Valley During Conflict ,
January 31, 2011
ANALYSIS: Kashmiri Women and Women Rights ,
Online Dialogues & Blogs,
January 19, 2011