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Unending Oppressions: Illustrations of Women Victimization in Kashmir, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1 CCAS, University of Kashmir, J and K, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (3), Pages 36-40, March,14 (2015)

Abstract

Ever since the issue of crime against women came to fore there has been a myriad literature discussing this problem. The issue of crime against women is prevalent in almost every society regardless of the religion, nationality, culture and tradition. Similarly, women in Kashmir have suffered a great deal ever since the separatist struggle became violent in 1989-90. Since past two decades, the cases registered as crime against women have shown an upward trend in the Kashmir valley. The paper will therefore attempt to give a picture of the genesis of this grave issue in the valley. Moreover, it will also depict the changing social structure and consequent impact on Kashmiri women.

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