MIRPUR: AJK: A two-day intra-Kashmir conference of Kashmiri women began to discuss women’s issues on both sides of the Line of Control in Jammu & Kashmir to ensure a vibrant role of Kashmiri women for an early settlement of the longstanding Kashmir dispute. The Intra-Kashmir Women Dialogue is being under the auspices of the AJK Women for Peace Organisation (AJKWFPO). Former chief justice of AJK High Court, Justice (Retd) Abdul Majeed Mallick was the chief guest at the inaugural session of the conference whereas Dr. Attiya Innayat Ullah, former federal minister, and Patron in Chief of AJK WFPO was also in the chair. “The focus of the summit is ‘addressing women’s issues in divided societies,” Secretary Information AJK WFPO Dr Zahida Qasim said in her welcome address while highlighting the salient features of the summit.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 1st, 2015.