When women break down: Healing Kashmir’s emotional wounds of war

Founder of a Kashmiri organization helping to care for women’s psychological wellbeing, Justine Hardy continually fights to raise awareness of the effects of violence on mental health. This article first appeared on Women’s Voices Now There is one question that comes up again and again in the lectures I give on the psychological effects of war on … Read more

Book Review: The Hijab of Cambodia

Farina So’s gripping monograph of the memories of Cham Muslim women after the Khmer Rouge opens Sya Taha’s eyes to their experiences. Stories of gender-based violence, especially in times of conflict, is nothing new. But what pulled me towards this book was the geopolitical situation and demographics of conflict: the Khmer Rouge regime (also known as Democratic … Read more