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Women in Kashmir have always played their role in the society, be it social, political, or economical fields. As the youth have taken a front seat in shaping both the political and economical structure of this war torn region, young women have also started venturing out to try their luck at small businesses. One such girl is 27-year-old, Saba Shafi, who started Abdaal Career Counselling Cell for students in 2008. A graduate in Anaesthesia from Delhi began by working in a coaching centre in Kashmir. It was her job to advise students about their studies. “A person who goes anywhere

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“The Believers, men and women, are protectors one of another: they enjoin what is just, and forbid what is evil…”  – Quran 9:71 We, the undersigned, pledge to commit ourselves to end abuse and violence against women and children in all forms. We invite other people of conscience to join us in this grassroots effort to end all forms of oppression. We pledge never to commit, condone or remain silent about violence against any members of the family, especially women and children. In light of excesses committed against women of Kashmir in the realm of family violence as well as

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By Ikram Ullah Kashmir needs no introduction to the people on watch for the Human Rights violations in the conflicts around the world. They must have heard, researched and reported on the killings, desaparecidos, unmarked graves, fake encounters, custodial killings, illegitimate arrests, rapes and the worst of crimes against humanity that turn people immune to the emotions or inculcate in them the ability to control their emotions when common people breakdown,  the same way most doctors turn immune to emotions for the  patients. But go the village called Kunan Poshpora, located in the Kupwara district of Northern part of Kashmir