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How ongoing conflict in Kashmir has affected women’s reproductive health

As Covid-19 spread across India in March this year, Sumayya, 38, found herself worrying for a different reason.Married for seven years, she had finally managed to conceive a baby through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), with the help of a clinic in the capital New Delhi, over 800km from her home in Kashmir.Her two previous IVF attempts had failed. She had lost hope, money and peace of mind, causing a strain in her marriage. The couple’s inability to conceive naturally was mainly attributed to…

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