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Irfana Ali Bhat from Kashmir speaks about her experiences in Kashmir at a coeducational school as a girl wearing the veil.

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24.07.2012 | 14:13

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How do you weave a picture of a girl in a conservative and conflict ridden society? Can she make it to school? Does she have dreams? Benish Ali Bhat on school in the conflict-ridden Kashmir valley.

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24.07.2012 | 13:33

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Jahantab Faiz reminisces about her time at school, when she and friends played ball and how the rise of the Taliban shattered her school and her dreams.

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24.07.2012 | 13:11

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Mary Kom: at the London Olympics

When in 2000 at Sydney, weightlifter Karnam Malleswari became India’s first woman Olympic medalist, it was indeed a historic moment. Two decades later, several Indian women athletes are going to London with a dream of shattering Malleswari’s bronze effort.  Boxer Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom or Mary Kom, as she is popularly known, is the brightest of them all.

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19.07.2012 | 11:44

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No more, no more…

Ray Charles sings “No more, No more” on my sound system as I try to take in my daily dose of facebook and realize that all my friends are posting pictures of some twenty men, faces circled in red. “Another terrorist attack in Delhi?”, I ask myself. “Guwahati”, I read under the photo. “Ah, ULFA it must be”, I tell myself, thinking about the separatist organization that has been a controversial issue for some decades now. But what has really happened?

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16.07.2012 | 6:19

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Tanushree Sharma Sandhu talks about a funny experience at school. A fan of Bollywood movies, Tanushree actually believed one song had the answer to her geography lessons!

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02.07.2012 | 10:15

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This is a blog entry for the DW-Womentalkonline blog competition.  Sudipta Mahapatra, an Indian software professional working in Bonn, writes about her heartfelt experiences and feelings of nostalgia for her years at school.

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26.06.2012 | 16:35

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