A Kashmiri Geologist On What It Takes For A Woman To Climb Mountains In The Region

HuffPost India reports:
SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir - Asiya Qadir recalls that she was taunted not once, not twice, but almost every time that she went to do field work in the two years that she studied geology at Kashmir University. "Is she crazy, what is she doing with the rocks," someone would say, Qadir recalled in a recent conversation with HuffPost India . "Why is it a big deal to be a female geologist in Kashmir?" she said.
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