Women are seen shopping in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, as coronavirus restrictions were eased ahead of the Eid-ul-Adha religious festival. Women have borne the brunt of the ongoing conflict in Kashmir. Photo: EPA
Women are seen shopping in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, as coronavirus restrictions were eased ahead of the Eid-ul-Adha religious festival. Women have borne the brunt of the ongoing conflict in Kashmir. Photo: EPA
Kashmir

How ongoing conflict in Kashmir has affected women’s reproductive health

  • The political situation in India’s Jammu and Kashmir region has taken its toll on women, says a gynaecologist who has been practising for over 50 years
  • The recent coronavirus lockdown, last year’s clampdown, and a poor health system have also exacerbated depression, infertility and sexual dysfunction

Women are seen shopping in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, as coronavirus restrictions were eased ahead of the Eid-ul-Adha religious festival. Women have borne the brunt of the ongoing conflict in Kashmir. Photo: EPA
Women are seen shopping in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Kashmir, as coronavirus restrictions were eased ahead of the Eid-ul-Adha religious festival. Women have borne the brunt of the ongoing conflict in Kashmir. Photo: EPA
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