Author: Umar Manzoor Shah

  • For Some in Kashmir Marriage Equates to Sexual Slavery

    For Some in Kashmir Marriage Equates to Sexual Slavery

    In Kashmir there are thousands of young women who were sold in their teens by their parents to older men, and now living lives governed by restrictions which many equate to imprisonment. Photo by Stella Paul/IPS Haseena Akhtar was only 13 when an agent told her parents that they could earn a good amount of […]