Several of the women, who were pictured standing upto Babul Supriyo, or have spoken up about his behaviour in Facebook after the Jadavpur University incident, have received numerous rape threats in their inbox along with some death threats.
Recently, there has been a recorded incident about how the principal of St Francis College, Hyderabad, where girls have been asked to come to college only wearing kurtis “below” their knees in length.
Recent trends show that the problems surrounding union elections and campus politics run deeper than just the usual distribution of movie tickets and free canteen food in exchange for votes. For the purpose of this article, we will be focusing on the Delhi University Student Union or DUSU Elections scheduled to be held on 12th September, 2019.
The safety of the campus space shall continue to be under threat as long as perpetrators such as Chakraborty and others have free access to this space despite the huge wave of allegations that have come up.
The obvious concern here is the adverse representation of lower castes and tribes in higher educational institutions, despite the formulation of reservation laws that were implemented five decades back. And with such a scarce representation of SC/ST groups in general, it is quite obvious that the percentage of women from these minority groups is even worse.
Hundreds of Ambedkar University Delhi students take to the street to join sulabh workers in demanding their constitutional rights.
Administration drastically cuts down the hours available for students at the TISS library. Here's how this will reduce students' access to knowledge.
The decision to keep higher cut-offs for women than for men for admission into pre-University in Bangalore is discriminatory. Here's how!
Women's colleges like Lady Shri Ram are seen by many as an empowering space but they continue to be institutions defined by patriarchy and caste.
The school's constant discouragement proved that if an upper caste student is involved in multiple activities, she is an ‘all-rounder’ or ‘multi-talented’, but when I do the same, I am 'distracted'. Its disapproval of my Dalit identity was more than evident.