Ahymon Ayoub

Ahymon Ayoub has completed her Masters in Sociology from Kashmir University and is a freelance researcher interested in topics related to Islam and Women.

Disowning Our Women — Again

Patriarchal structures are impartial to gender differences when it comes to fuelling and enforcing silences yet women in our society are… Read More

December 10, 2020

Walking the Talk of Pluralism – An impossibility?

Cultural dispossession of the subaltern i.e. Muslims in this case can be gauged from the absence of any retaliatory lexicon… Read More

October 19, 2020

Human Rights Shutdown?

For Kashmir, with repeated toppling of India from World Press Freedom Index and the consequent strangulation on local media, the… Read More

October 12, 2020

Students of Grief and Grit

As students in Kashmir take exams amidst a pandemic, one can’t help but compare this new challenge and connect it… Read More

October 6, 2020

The Curious Case of Women’s Inheritance Rights in Kashmir

Women are conditioned or (precisely) indoctrinated to forgo her property rights in the name of some constructed sense of feminine… Read More

September 18, 2020

Dubious Future of Languages in Kashmir

Kashmiri was forgone for Urdu as it enjoyed a level of preference as a status symbol, yet the engagement with… Read More

September 9, 2020

Sexism in Kashmiri Language

Kashmiri language is filled with everyday words and phrases which demean and objectify women and it is time we purge… Read More

August 27, 2020

Let Women Inside Mohalla Mosques in Kashmir

Women in many countries of the Middle East have easy access to the mosque spaces. In fact one can find… Read More

August 17, 2020

Re-opening my Diary of Disaster from August’19

Last year marked an upsurge in such stories of horror with collective pain reaching a crescendo after the breakdown of… Read More

August 10, 2020