By: Seema Shekhawat
New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2013
Seller ID: 101495
This book demonstrates that gender is a key component of conflict and peace discourse. The marginalization of women in conflict and peace is all pervasive. Kashmir is a mirror image of this global scenario. Kashmiri women aided the militant movement in significant ways though they did not take part in direct combat. They played key roles to sustain and nourish the movement – as protestors protectors and motivators and facilitators. Their experiences of participation in the conflict however remain subdued by the dominant masculinist discourse. Kashmiri women are excluded from the militancy di... View More...