37% Orphaned Due To Conflict
Srinagar : A study by UK-based child rights organization, Save the Children, has revealed that estimated population of orphans in Jammu and Kashmir is 2,14,000 and 37 percent of them were orphaned due to the armed conflict.
The report titled “Orphaned in Kashmir- The State of Orphans in Jammu and Kashmir” says that the study conducted in six districts of the state reveals that 37 per cent of the orphans lost one or both parents due to the conflict while 55 percent were orphaned due to the natural death of parents and remaining eight percent due to other reasons. Read more
Source : www.greaterkashmir.com