Kashmiri muslim women sob as they pray at the Jamia Majid in the old city Srinagar. Through heavy militarization in the Kashmir Valley, women have often been the targets and survivors of violence suffering from trauma, injury, and disease. Besides the violence inflicted directly on their bodies, women also face other forms of gendered violence: direct violence is disproportionately inflicted on males because they are perceived or imagined as threatening, resulting in indirect suffering for females, as is reflected in the experiences of half widows. Srinagar, Indian administrated Kashmir.
Kashmiri muslim women sob as they pray at the Jamia Majid in the old city Srinagar. Through heavy militarization in the Kashmir Valley, women have often been the targets and survivors of violence suffering from trauma, injury, and disease. Besides the violence inflicted directly on their bodies, women also face other forms of gendered violence: direct violence is disproportionately inflicted on males because they are perceived or imagined as threatening, resulting in indirect suffering for...
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Filename: KASHMIR. THE HALF WIDOWS.
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