Kashmir

Kashmir has been divided between Pakistan and India administered territories, separated by a ‘Line of Control’, with both countries claiming ownership.

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GCCT members from Kashmir

1) Kashmir Institute of International Relations

The Kashmir Institute of International Relations is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-governmental organization established in 1993 in Muzaffarabad, Azad Kashmir. With the motto of ‘Peace through Dialogue’, KIIR is working for a peaceful South Asia. KIIR believes peace can only be achieved by the resolution of the Kashmir dispute through substantive dialogue between India, Pakistan and Kashmiris. Read more…

 

2) Press for Peace

Press for Peace (PFP) is a not-for-profit organization mandated to strengthen and promote peace, sustainable development and community cohesion. Although, the founding members of the PFP were journalists and media professionals, over the time the organization has attracted the attention of other working groups, especially youth, women, minorities, activists and professionals in different spheres of human interest. Read more…

 

3) Youth Parliament of Jammu and Kashmir (YPJK)

The purpose of the YPJK is to address issues which are socially degrading the moral and ethical values of society. Moreover, it emphasizes holistic youth development and capacity building based programmes. Read more…

 

Protests in Kashmir (photography by mfr_isb@yahoo.com, published under a Creative Commons license)

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