Gender Violence in Kashmir

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dc.contributor.advisor Holcombe, Susan
dc.contributor.author Vanniasinkam, Shelani
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-24T16:58:07Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-24T16:58:07Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/23859
dc.description.abstract This thesis examines the escalating problem of violence against women in the region of Kashmir. The political stalemate of India and Pakistan has led to the abuse and suffering of women in this particular area. This political stalemate topic is important because of the grave situation it has put Kashmir in; it remains an integral issue to one of the most important global crises of our time. Without both nations united and working through together, the problem cannot be addressed and women will continue to suffer in silence. It is imperative that women are equipped with the tools necessary to help and empower themselves. Kashmir is just one of the many in the multitude of regions suffering from the abuse of human rights. Women, throughout Sri Lanka and the Congo are also victims of unspeakable crimes. Comparing the three case studies leads to the conclusion that the abandonment of human rights is leading to the suffering of women. These situations where women are abused and find themselves without recourse are becoming ever more systemic and globalized
dc.description.sponsorship Brandeis University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Brandeis University
dc.relation.ispartofseries Brandeis University Theses and Dissertations
dc.rights Copyright by Shelani Vanniasinkam 2010
dc.subject Violence Against Women, Kashmir
dc.subject Kashmir
dc.title Gender Violence in Kashmir
dc.type Thesis
dc.contributor.department Department of Global Studies
dc.degree.name MA
dc.degree.level Masters
dc.degree.discipline Global Studies
dc.degree.grantor Brandeis University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
dc.description.esploro 2


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