103 Results

In a Kashmir Valley, a Massive Dam Threatens to Wash Away Lives

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Human Rights

In the remote Marwah Valley, where modern conveniences like electricity have yet to reach, people may soon get access to power from a new hydroelectric-dam project. But valley residents are resisting the plan, which they say ignores the thousands of homes that will be washed away by the project.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • All Assets
See Details

VIDEO: In a Kashmir Valley, a Massive Dam Threatens to Wash Away Lives

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Human Rights

Global Press Journal's simulation of the Bursar dam reveals that when the dam is full, at least a dozen distinct communities are in the water's path. This graphic above shows accurate, scale topography based on satellite imagery and an accurate rendering of how the water will fill the valley when the dam is at capacity, based on the dam's height and its relationship with the valley's topography.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • All Assets
See Details

Almond Trees Announce Arrival of Spring

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Anglers Enjoy Time Beside a Kashmiri Lake

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Despite Bullying, Legislation and Aid Initiatives Suggest Evolving Views on Transgender Community in Kashmir

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Legal RightsSexuality & Gender

Beginning in childhood, Kashmir’s transgender community members face bullying and discrimination that can last a lifetime. Now, a Supreme Court ruling and a local financial-assistance initiative suggest that the tide of public opinion may be turning.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • All Assets
See Details

Featured Photo of Kashmiri Mud Pottery

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of Mattress Makers in Kashmir

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Featured Photo of a Laundryman in Kashmir

Available Packages & Assets
  • Feature Photo
See Details

Lack of Awareness and Nutrients to Blame for Kashmir’s High Rates of Anemia

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Health

The high rates of anemia among pregnant women in Kashmir frequently lead to serious complications during pregnancy and childbirth, and hospitals are ill-equipped to respond. But doctors say one solution is simple: more education on prenatal nutrition.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • All Assets
See Details

Lured by Promise of Jobs, Girls Trafficked to Kashmir Face Forced Marriage Instead

Region: Indian-administered Kashmir

Topics: Human Rights

Nearly a fifth of India’s reported human trafficking cases originate in West Bengal, and an established route takes girls from that state to Kashmir, where they face forced marriage. One such woman, Afsana, describes the deception that brought her to Kashmir and left her with no way out.

See Details
Available Packages & Assets
  • All Assets
  • Feature Version
  • Wire Article
  • News Look
  • Feature Photo
See Details