Urvashi Butalia

Conflict, Gendered Violence and the Mental Health Crisis in Kashmir

There is no doubt that there is a mental health crisis brewing in Jammu and Kashmir, with a report released recently suggesting that 1.8 million adults suffer some mental distress — 50% of women and 37% of men suffer from probable depression. The fault-lines in Kashmir are well-documented, but the conflict is taking its toll(…)

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India’s Women’s Movement and Publishing

Urvashi Butalia — one of India’s first feminist publishers — has spent more than 40 years in the publishing industry! She co-founded Kali for Women with Ritu Menon back in 1984, though the two parted ways and set up Zubaan and Women Unlimited, respectively a few decades later. Butalia takes SheThePeople.TV through some of the major highlights(…)

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