Speaking Peace: Women's Voices from Kashmir

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Urvashi Butalia
Kali for Women, 2002 - Women - 315 pages
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This is a book that is a must-read for it gives a human face to a complex political problem. It should be read on both sides of the border. & Through the testimonies of ordinary and extraordinary women, it brings forth the complexities of a situation where the question of what is right and what is wrong is not as simple as leaders on both sides would have us believe. The Hindu ...leave no page unturned, no essay or sentence unread. Each word wounds, each story hurts, each incident of molestation and rape angers. And after you put it down, ask yourself this question: how can we even begin to imagine after what has been inflicted on them that they would want to be part of us ? Outlookindia.com

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Originating in an Oxfam India project to record accounts of violence in Indian-controlled Kashmir, this compendium contains first-person narratives, interviews, photographs, and extracts from ... Read full review


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