Gendered violence in Kashmir
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Gendered Violence in Indian Administered Kashmir

Indian administered Kashmir has been torn apart by conflict for more than 70 years now. Kashmir has become a hotbed of strife between India and Pakistan, who each control a portion of it since 1947 and have fought multiple wars over it since then. While war brings to mind the images of uniformed men fighting Read More…

Uyghur Muslims
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A Modern Uyghur ‘Genocide’ in Xinjiang China

What is Happening in Xinjiang, China? China’s authoritarian regime operates under the Chinese Communist Party (CPP), which systematically represses human rights. The CPP regularly arbitrarily detain human rights defenders, civil society is under tight control, and China deploys invasive surveillance technology. These abuses undermine the right to privacy and freedom of expression for those forced Read More…

Women holding up a sign at a climate change rally.
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Climate Change Deepening Gender Inequalities: A Reality Check

How today’s most critical matter, the warming planet, and worsening environment is, linked to the long-existed issue of gender inequality? And how can women’s empowerment help combat climate change? How Women are Disproportionately Affected by Climate Change Climate change is not a male-female issue. On the contrary, it exacerbates already existing vulnerabilities, many of which Read More…