Freny Manecksha

Freny Manecksha is an independent journalist based in Mumbai and the author of Behold, I Shine: Narratives of Kashmir's Women and Children

Shards of memory

The harsh light of Kashmir reflected in new fiction

Oct 15, 2018

Bhopal: Three decades of struggle

Survivor-activists of the 1984 Union Carbide industrial disaster continue their fight for justice.

Dec 02, 2014

Kunan-Poshpora: Reconstructing truth

Crime never dies, and neither does the struggle for justice.

Sep 05, 2014

Autonomy under siege

Three women in the militarised spaces of Kashmir describe traumatic accounts of sexual violence and their struggles to gain justice.

Jan 07, 2014

No place for picnics

Kashmiri women tell their stories of the conflict.

May 04, 2013

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