Poster Series: Remembering Kunan Poshpora On Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day

Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day is observed to salute the women, who in the face of the struggle against Kunan Poshpora, refused to give up.

A Feminist Reading Of Supporting Female Characters From Indian Epics

While ‘woman and war’ has been a central plot of their stories casting Draupadi and Seeta as main female protagonists, we can map many supportive female characters in both the stories for their stunning similarities yet intriguing differences.

Kantha: Women Embroidering Stories Of Bengal Across Borders

Children of the contiguous plains of Bengal have grown up wrapped in the comforts of the humble kantha. The kantha is embroidered by hand, sewn from discarded rags, cast off dhotis and sarees into cotton quilts.

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How Unemployment In Kashmir Is Affecting Marriage Prospects Of The Youth

A study by the Kashmir University shows that the percentage of unmarried population in the state is 55. This article analyses how this could be the result of increased unemployment in Kashmir.

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Women’s History Month: Mood Of The Month March 2021

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