Browsing: Society

Richest repository of the trends, practices, numbers and the way of life of people inhabiting Jammu and Kashmir

Handicrafts Manzoor Ahmad Malik shawl-weaver Manzoor Ahmad Malik (KL Image: Samreena Nazir)
Weaver Dreams

Down south, a village has not abandoned handlooms because the power-looms work fast and better, but the weavers say they…

Cover Story (L to R) Posha and Shaista Rashid with other members during thier self help group’s meeting in Shilwat village of Sumbal, Sonawari. KL Image by Shams Irfan
Women Fighters

In one of Kashmir’s impoverished belts, a central government scheme has revived the Umeed that if women, alongside men, will…

Entrepreneurship
Poultry In Pain

Almost half of the poultry farms in Lassipora are shut as others have reduced their rearing capacity. The sector requires…

Cover Story
A Beggar’s Paradise?

Come Ramzan, the Muslim month of fasting, mike-fitted vans and visibly destitute women swarm Srinagar markets and peripheral towns. Most…

Cover Story Kids of Darul Manan. KL Image: Bilal Bahadur
Creating A Cushion

A few students were desperate to find an option for getting a few minors out of child labour. They chipped…

Life Story Jana Begum rowing her boat. KL Image by Samreena Nazir
Bridging A Village

A fisherwoman stopped going to sell her husband’s catch after situation prevented her leaving her five daughters unguarded at home.…

Crime A poster encouraging women to call the helpline number displayed at OSC's office in Srinagar.
Repairing Stressed Relations

Since 2018 summer, an all India NGO is working in Srinagar and collaborates with civil and police administration in managing…

Society
Living in Refuge?

Despite being UN listed refugees, the Burmese living in Jammu do not see any major shift in the attitude of…

Cover Story
Business of Death

Unlike most of the Muslim societies, the death in parts of Kashmir triggers a protracted commercial exercise that involves a…

Society
Women Wails

From the fall of the Kashmir’s first woman ruler in last one millennium to a spate of serious crimes being…

Society
Growing With Grannies

As more and more women prefer white collar jobs to stay liquid and contribute to the family wellbeing, a new…

Conflict
Enforced Break-Ups

The conflict continues breaking families and adding to the destitute population. Muhammad Younis meets three widows and their children who…

Conflict
In Conflict Theatre

South Kashmir is boiling since 2016. It tops the lists of gun-battles that took place in 2018. The frequent encounters…

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