This critique of HCU's GSCASH is not to demonise the university but to highlight the unaddressed experiences of sexual harassment on campus.
ACJ landed in a soup post a petition signed by 30 activists, journalists and students seeking an inquiry into sexual harassment accusations against ACJ’s adjunct faculty member Sadanand Menon.
Students of more than three National Law Universities (NLUs) have complained about sexual harassment in the past 18 months. The series of incidents raise questions about the security of girl students and the environment in NLUs.
The Radio In A Purse project, a Bangalore-based initiative, is capturing students’ stories of being sexually harassed on university campuses across the city.
Here are 5 examples of the subtle sexism demonstrated in schools, that are regressive and hurt a student’s learning experience.
My geography teacher routinely scolded and bullied me and gave preferential treatment to the boys in the class. This had shattered my self-esteem as a little girl.
When I was in grade 9, I was suspended from school "until the henna fades" for applying mehendi on my hands.
My boarding school promised a holistic, all-rounded upbringing that would produce bright and well-developed individuals. This was true. Only if you were a boy.
Literally every part of a girl's body and dress is analysed, commented on and judged by the entire teacher and student body.
They put us in straight lines and labelled boxes and rapped us in the head when we tried to peer out, hoping that we would get habituated to the darkness of control.