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Daughters of the Nation
Also known as Daughters of the Faith
Leader(s) Asiya Andrabi
Dates of operation 1993-present
Motives Imposition of Islamic law in Kashmir, Secession from India.
Active region(s) Kashmir
Ideology Islamism, Jihadism, Islamic feminism
Size 350

Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM, English: Daughters of the Nation) is an all-woman outfit that advocates jihad to establish Islamic law in Kashmir and to establish a separate state from India.[1] The group was founded in 1987, and is headed by Asiya Andrabi, a self-described "Islamic feminist".[2]


  1. ^ Dukhtaran-e-Millat STAP.org
  2. ^ An Islamic Feminist: Asiya Andrabi and the Dukhtaran-e-Millat of Kashmir Francesca Marino, Journal of South Asia Women Studies, Vol. 12 Nº. 1 (December 3, 2010)