Pakistani Woman, Married then Abused by her Kashmiri Husband – Watch full Story

Video By: Nadiya Shafi Article By: Sajad Rasool In May 2016 Nadiya Shafi our Community Correspondent got a call from Kamla Bhasin, an Indian women rights activist. This phone call was about a woman from Karachi who had abandoned her family and married a Kashmiri man who she had met on Orkut, a social media […]

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Justice Elusive when ‘Security Forces’ are Involved

Video By: Basharat Amin | Article By: Shreya Kalra Nine years ago in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian, two women from the same family were raped and murdered. There has been no justice since, and that is what they say is justice denied. In India, one judge approximately serves 73,000 people. As of February 19, 2016, […]

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Pellet Guns – Two Shaborzas and Their Dark Future

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali On 31 October 2016, in Rahmoo village of Pulwama, two teenage girls of 10th standard with identical name (Shabroza), were shot with pellets in their eyes by the Govt forces during 2016 unrest. Both of them have lost eye sight in one of their eye and […]

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Nari Niketan Mendhar in Dilapidated State, Inmates Suffer

Video By: Wahied Akhter | Article By: Nusrat Ali Nari Niketan located at Mendhar poonch with 30 female inwards lacks basic facilities – the girls and women living under this Nari Niketan complain of lack of different facilities. There are seven such home for women in jammu division and this Nari Niketan is one among […]

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Nadiya Shafi – Srinagar Resident Wins This Year’s Martha Farrell award

Nadiya Shafi, a video reporter from Srinagar, has won this year’s ‘ Martha Farrell Award for Excellence in Women’s Empowerment ‘, carrying a cash prize of Rs 1.50 lakh. The award is in recognition of Nadiya’s commitment towards gender equality and leading gender discussions clubs in her hometown defying patriarchal norms. “The club comprises students, […]

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Victim of Domestic Violence Killed by Stray Bullet Near Encounter Site

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Beauty Jan, a 24 year old lady from Batmurran Wanpora Shopian was shot dead during an anti militant crackdown by Indian forces on 19 December 2017. The people agitated against the operation which resulted in stone pelting, forces tried to have control over the situation by […]

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Sumaya, A Girl Who Bats Stereotypes From Shopian Kashmir

Video by: Basharat Amin | Article by: Nusrat Ali Sumaya Jaan, from Kachdora Shopian is a new face of Cricket in Kashmir who is trying to make her career in the sports. She at her younger age started playing in local cricket events and eventually got a chance to represent J&K through Jammu Kashmir Cricket […]

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One Woman Against The State: Masooda Parveen’s 20 Years Struggle

Video By: Rayees Ahmad | Article By: Nusrat Ali Masooda Parveen of Pampora area in Kashmir has been fighting for justice in Supreme Court of India for last 20 years after her husband Adv Ghulam Mohiudin Rigoo a member of High Court Bar Association, was taken away from his house by an Army Major accompanied […]

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Domestic Violence: Mother of 4 Daughters Beaten By In-Laws

Video By: Jahan Ara | Article By: Nusrat Ali Yasmeena, mother of four daughters, a 40 year old lady from Keegam Shopian has been a constant victim of domestic violence at the hands of her husband, Mohammad Maqbool Shah. Yasmeena lives with her parents including two of her kids (both girls) from past 7 years. […]

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Braid chopping: Which Kept Kashmir and Administration on Tenterhooks for 2 Months

Video By: Nadiya Shafi | Article By: Nusrat Ali More than 100 braids have been chopped across the Kashmir valley in last two months and the victims have been found unconscious later at the crime scene and different narratives have come up regarding the reason and people behind it, thus increasing the mystery. Recently after […]

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