India rejects Pakistan’s reference to women’s condition in Kashmir

Pakistan has been constantly raising the Kashmir issue at various platforms in the UN

By: PTI | United Nations | Updated: October 13, 2016 3:17 pm
kashmir, kashmir women, united nations, pakisan, pakistan in kashmir, kashmir conflict, kashmiri women condition, kashmiri women empowerment Kashmiri women stand in a long queue as they wait to cast their vote at in a polling station at Shangus in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. (Source: PTI photo)

Innocent Indian women have suffered for long due to the persistent terrorist acts perpetrated by ‘proxies of Pakistan’, India has said as it strongly rejecting references by Islamabad to conditions of women in Kashmir.  Counsellor Mayank Joshi in India’s Permanent Mission to the UN ‘completely’ rejected the ‘baseless allegations’ made by Pakistan about women in Jammu and Kashmir, saying ‘in fact’ it is the innocent Indian women who have for “long suffered due to the persistent terrorist acts perpetrated by proxies of Pakistan.”

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Joshi exercised India’s Right of Reply after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Special Envoy on Kashmir Shezra Mansab Ali Khan referred to the conditions of women in Kashmir during an October 11 session on ‘Advancement of Women’ in the General Assembly’s Third Committee, which focuses on social and humanitarian issues.

Khan said armed conflict and illegal occupation accentuates the plight of women.

Citing the situation in Kashmir, she said “thousands of women have fallen victims to brutal oppression and occupation. Countless others have suffered rape and sexual abuse, the worst and most traumatic form of violence.”

Joshi said it is ‘ironical’ that a country that has ‘institutionalised the oppression’ of women in its society including through “medieval draconian laws is making claims about the rights of women in a pluralistic democracy such as India.”

 

He said Pakistan will be well served to ‘seriously examine’ what ails its women and hampers their advancement.

Pakistan has been constantly raising the Kashmir issue at various platforms in the UN, including in the General Assembly and its various committees that deal with diverse issues such as disarmament and decolonisation.

Joshi asserted that India will not respond to the ‘lies and deceit’ Pakistan has been resorting to at the world body to pursue a diplomacy of ‘hate’.

“We are aware of Pakistan’s cynical attempts to pursue diplomacy of hate through lies and deceit. We do not intend to further respond to such misguided and futile efforts,” he said.

A Pakistani official however again took the floor to exercise the Right of Reply to Joshi’s remarks, saying no amount of “obfuscation” could hide the alleged human rights violations in Kashmir.

He said Jammu and Kashmir was an “internationally recognised” dispute and Pakistan rejected “any insinuations to equate the legitimate struggles of the Kashmiri people with acts of terrorism.”

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    Ali
    Oct 13, 2016 at 12:11 pm
    Woman treated badly not only in Kashmir but also through out India, Rapes bride burning fetus termination and many crimes against women is the normal thing to happen in India it is normal because the majority potion lt;br/gt;Believes they are pati permashwar not just a human husband so they can treat their women like slaves.lt;br/gt;In stani society too women suffers in the hands of their fathers brothers and husbands in the name of honor and this is due to lack of proper religious education .
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      Loveindra Chadha
      Oct 13, 2016 at 5:55 am
      My point to the MEA and the Govt why do we respond to every word that is said by stani representative in any world body or even elsewhere. Our countrymen know what we are and what we are doing. When we respond or speak in any world forum we need to give the true picture of what is happening, what progress we have done in every sphere of life, it would be economic, human resource, security at the borders and the hinterland not with specific relation to Kashmir, Kashmir is one of our states, it is part of what we do countrywide, there is no special status accorded to any state, all are equal. Let us be rational, yesterday we dealt with the Pampore incident, if we have to then let us give out facts, if any women has been molested or not treated properly then we should give out countrywide figure. How women are treated in any state could be given out as one of the point, may be reference to Kashmir as a comparison could be made. Let us be positive, not reactive. Our reaction gives them legitimacy we should not legitimize the stani's. This is my personal point of view
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        M Yaqoob
        Oct 13, 2016 at 5:51 pm
        So I thought Its why Google confirm India Has A Nation Where we can Called The Rapistan ..Its Also Ranked In nUmber 1 The list Of Crime ???
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          Abdulmalik
          Oct 14, 2016 at 6:36 am
          My Friend, If stan is sponsoring terrorist in India, than there are some traitor in your blanket, to whom i am mentioning. That are paving the way.
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            Abdulmalik
            Oct 13, 2016 at 7:27 am
            There are Lot of Kashmirs in stan, and we have been living with them, and there is a general consensus in the public that, most of the Kashmir's people are hypocrite's. They are back-bitter; they seems great in front of you and keep digging your gravesdia has done a lot for them, but still they are back biting India.lt;br/gt;For stan, it is lot better to let the Kashmir's be with India, if you want to hurt India.
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              Abdulmalik
              Oct 14, 2016 at 6:33 am
              Your Language represents all about Kashmires. I dont have to say any more than that.
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                a s
                Oct 13, 2016 at 5:53 am
                stan is a miserably failed state.The women their are forcefully debarred from social activities and up gradation and schooling unlike in India where financial compulsion is the only parameter for up gradation.
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                  Arshad Mahmood
                  Oct 14, 2016 at 5:49 pm
                  Just shows you have never been out of your country, keep listening to garbage media BJP/RSS propera, it is very enlightening for your mind.
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                    Arshad Mahmood
                    Oct 14, 2016 at 1:54 pm
                    Look at the stats than lecture - India is world capital of rape. Rape and abuse of women reported regularly in international media. You talk about media in other countries, what about your own country - I responded couple of times yesterday here and they all have been removed by end of day. I suggest that Indian media is far more heavily censured and you only get told total pack of lies and anything honest and impartial is removed "anti national". There is no honest debate on your TV's, anyone expressing dissenting view is shouted down and abused, we see that quite regularly on your channels in UK.
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                      Arshad Mahmood
                      Oct 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm
                      Many thanks for the "porki pig" le, that just about says everything about your intellect. Look at honour killings in India are far worse than in stan. Look at abortion rates in your country and treatment you dish out to the mother who gives birth to a girl. Yes truth is hard to digest. Explain what you call democratic law - look at your Armed Forces Special Powers Act - no nation has such a draconian laws to hold citizens without reference to judicial process. Your abuse just gives me great happiness, it shows your lack of intelligence and inability to counteract my argument with any factual and independence evidence.
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                        Arshad Mahmood
                        Oct 14, 2016 at 5:55 pm
                        Reality is that it does not have same strategic position in the world and that irritates you Indians. How a tiny country out smarts you. Even Russians seem to be realligning themselves to China rather then India. Remember America is only after your money, nothing else, it will not give you what you are hoping as that is disasterous for its own economic interests. A bird in hand is better then ten in the jungle.
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                          TruthIsharsh
                          Oct 13, 2016 at 4:16 pm
                          Ali , have you been to india or just believing whatever your media is saying ( forced by army and govt ) . you are being lied since you were born and now you believe those lies at truth and your are completely brainwashed. Indian woman , including kashmir are in so much better condition than stani womens. just google few video about pak ( your own media ) woman living conditions, no birth control, pregancy death, honor killing and burning, Indian believe daughters, wifes and mothers are devis. Please visit india for few months and than interview some woman in your own country. look at the conditions your sisiters and mothers are living in ...
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                            TruthIsharsh
                            Oct 13, 2016 at 4:22 pm
                            another brain washed, mf you are .. media and govts keep telling their ppl that there is poverty in india, rapes in india, etc to hide their own failures. Dummies like you belive everything you media is saying. just google few video of mujra and you will know how you treat your women. entire world sees india is growing reach and advance country. yes we are not perfect neither is western countries as there are repes in US, Uk and switzerland. One indian company Reliance makes more money your entire Country, we are far better and will continue to improve while you are trying to bring back sharia law and keep going back to stone age
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                              TruthIsharsh
                              Oct 13, 2016 at 4:27 pm
                              blah ..blah ..blah.. insa allah in few year your country will be failed , bank corrupt state. will be divided in to multiple countries.. just wait and watch.. watch youtube.. watch the debates watch hasan nissar. shut and seat quite.. stans days are over buddy..
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                                Balaji
                                Oct 13, 2016 at 1:43 pm
                                FU�K YOU! Kashmirs are great !!
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                                  Balaji
                                  Oct 13, 2016 at 1:40 pm
                                  Proper religious education?? You gotta bring up religion in everything, don't ya!?
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                                    Balaji
                                    Oct 13, 2016 at 1:48 pm
                                    Why don't you check the stats you delusional porki pig! India doesn't top that list. I do agree that's a tremendous subject India needs to work on asap, I'm not gonna sit and take it from a porki pig who doesn't bat an eye for honour killings in your system! Your laws are more related to sharlia law than a democratic one. Just shut the fu�k up!
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                                      Digvijay Singh
                                      Oct 13, 2016 at 6:22 am
                                      If he is that much worried about the human rights and the oppression of women in India, why are they limited to our one state, review w India collect data and make claims. Also a small suggestion "Stop feeding the terrorists and it will all stop!". lt;br/gt;P.S. Balochistanian females have rights too.
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                                        Guru Gorantla
                                        Oct 13, 2016 at 4:09 pm
                                        Rapes in india is much less than WESTERN COUNTRIES. Go Do your statistics. Women in stan cannot be raped because they are not allowed to go out of house. Might be coz they are tied to bed post like dogs
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                                          Guru Gorantla
                                          Oct 13, 2016 at 4:06 pm
                                          WTF!! Know the meaning of Pati-Permashwar first. Its called "HUSBAND GIVING HIS HALF SOUL/BODY TO WIFE". Its not just life you share its everything. Indian potion never believes in slavery. We do not have slaves. never ever in India. I think you mistook African slavery to this. Go learn your history
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                                            Guru Gorantla
                                            Oct 13, 2016 at 4:07 pm
                                            you can not generalize seeing a bunch of people. Its not how it is done. Tell stan to stop sending terrorists to india first
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