KASHMIR: Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day was being observed on Sunday on both sides of the Line of Control.
As per details, since 2014, every year 23 February is celebrated as Kashmiri Women’s Resistance Day, the aim of celebrating the day is to encourage the struggles of the survivors of mass rape and torture in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
The three-decades-long struggle of the survivors from Kunan and Poshpora is a part of the larger on-going struggle in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir. The struggles in the valley are continued against the institutionalized and structural violence of the Indian state in the region.
On the occasion of this day, in her message, a teenage Kashmiri girl stated freedom movement would not end till freedom is achieved they will sacrifice everything for freedom.
Earlier, in her message posted on Twitter, Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan wrote: “The India forces had set the worst examples of the gang rape of the innocent Kashmiri women.”
She said and added, “That these women deserve an applaud for braving the situation with courage and setting an example in the history, exposing the Indian authorities”.