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October 31, 2019 at 7:52 am

New York Times Quotes Duschinski on Plight of Kashmiri Children

Haley Duschinski, portrait

Dr. Haley Duschinski

The New York Times quoted Dr. Haley Duschinski in a story headlined “Anxious and Cooped Up, 1.5 Million Kashmiri Children Are Still Out of School.”

Duschinski is Associate Professor of Anthropology; Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture; and Graduate Director of the M.A. in Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University.

This generation of Kashmiri children has been among the hardest hit. They have known nothing but conflict. For the past 10 years, huge protests and clashes keep erupting. Many young people have seen friends killed, maimed or hauled off by security forces. Their schools are constantly closing, sometimes for months at a time.

“The long school closures in the valley are causing major disruptions in young people’s educational and professional development, producing feelings of insecurity, helplessness, and demoralization,” said Haley Duschinski, an anthropologist at Ohio University specializing in Kashmir.

Read more in the New York Times.

The story also ran in the World News.

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