Kashmir: Islamist women's group encourages others to carry knives
Aasiyeh Andrabi, the head of Dukhtaran, said women needed to believe that "a knife is enough to deter an attack on a woman's chastity." She added that the group would soon start a martial arts club to train women and young girls in self-defence.
It is the second time Dukhtaran has called on women to carry knives. In 1993, the group distributed nearly 5,000 daggers to women in Kashmir. The Islamist group generally campaigns against perceived acts of immorality in Kashmir [...]
25 July 2007