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Saturday, November 11, 2006
Kashmiri Women and the Marriage "Crisis"
War has the darnest effects on women's lives: in Kashmir, it raised the marriage age from 25 to 35. See, many eligible bachelors were killed, so the women had to compete harder for the remaining few, who wanted women with jobs. So the women got into higher education to improve their cv, but as a result gained a voice and became a bit picky. What a mess!