It has often been observed that there is lack of awareness not only with regard to ‘homosexuality’ but also ‘menstruation’. In spite of having discussions around teenage pregnancy, there is also a lack of awareness around safe sex.
Though girls are more likely to be forced to marry men much older than them, young boys also account for 1 in seven of the 765 million child marriages worldwide, according to UNICEF.
Across 23 IITs, including new and old, only 9 per cent of the current faculty are SCs, STs or OBCs together. Of the 23 IITs, 15 — including the IITs at Mumbai, Kanpur and Kharagpur — have no ST faculty at all
My account isn’t that of an individual’s. It is a reflection of the toxic politics that goes on in the most literate political circles of Kolkata, like that of Presidency University.
Rohith Vemula was murdered at Hyderabad Central University Campus, Dr. Payal Tadvi faced somewhat similar abuse at her Mumbai Medical College while nineteen-year-old Fathima became the latest victim of this string of institutional murders.
Children should at least be introduced to the waves of Feminism or the womxn’s movements. They should be initiated into the feminist discourse.
On Thursday, the Left political parties organised a march against the JNU Vice Chancellor and the violence that erupted in campus on 5th January, 2020.
This incident can be seen either in isolation particular only to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) or in the larger context of alleged right-wing violence.
"...I reject the Gold medal that is awarded to me in solidarity with all the students and public of India who are fighting against CAA and NRC in India."
This year the Indian educational campuses erupted in protest which is precisely why they were targeted by the fascist government.