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Militarization puts women’s issues on the back foot in Kashmir

Political unrest and conflict in the restive north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir have often pushed other social issues on to the sidelines. Women in the state have for decades grappled with gender inequality and the lack of female voices in public and political spheres. The state’s political discourse, for example, is dominated by men. […]