‘Women in J&K are liberal to join other fields like medical, engineering, media but when it comes to politics there is a stigma.’ In the Lok Sabha elections 2019, only four women from Jammu & Kashmir filed nominations out of which one woman withdrew her nomination and another woman contestant didn’t pay the security deposit. […]
49 per cent women In Jammu and Kashmir have justified men beating their wives under certain circumstances, while lesser percentage of men rationalised such behaviour, according to the recent National Family Health Survey (NHFS).
Women in many countries of the Middle East have easy access to the mosque spaces. In fact one can find separate sections for women in the mosques not only around the city-centres but also at picnic spots and shopping malls.
‘Very often, I transmute this virtual group and transport it to a past through my imagination. I place myself and other women on the banks of Jhelum and feel connected to our past.’