Islamic radicalization, insurgency and patriarchy have allowed powerful Kashmiri men to label women who spoke out during the #MeToo movement as pro-India collaborators. None of these men has been brought to justice or investigated. Continue Reading
Mantasha Binti Rashid the founder of Kashmir Women's Collective, an initiative to empower women in Kashmir that provides support to women survivors of violence in addition to developing educational training on gender-based issues. Rashid also is a civil services officer working in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir as the administrative head of a development authority in Srinagar. She has a PhD in gender-based violence on the lives of women in Kashmir from the University of Westminster, London. Rashid did a master's program in gender and public policy in the State University of New York on a Fulbright fellowship.