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

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
Topic |   Kashmir
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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