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Sexual assault is often caused by the combination of expectation of how women must behave in society and male chauvinism. Posts with this topic also get much attention from readers. Check the latest comments here!

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20.10.2015 | 11:41

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Picking up the pieces in flood-ravaged Kashmir

Since 1997 Nighat Shafi pandit and her group of activists have been undertaking different kinds of projects for children and destitute women in India-administered Kashmir. On the Friday I got in touch with her, Pandit was really tense as she spoke on phone for a couple minutes: “I am very upset and startled by the floods in Kashmir.

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01.10.2014 | 12:13

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Women entrepreneurs in ‘paradise’

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Pashmina queen Shaheena Akhtar

Kashmiri women entrepreneurs have made a mark for themselves in a region which has been riddled with conflict, death and destruction for over two decades.

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10.06.2014 | 12:20

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