The army hostel I lived in created several layers of hierarchies to create a rift and used women in the name of “seniority” and “discipline” to police other women.
The JNU Long March protesters were assaulted with water cannons, lathi charges, and sexual harassment – ironically while protesting against sexual harassment.
Through finger-tip activism, we have been able to create cross-border solidarities, access information at a greater pace and uncover new modes of digital protest.
The JNU GSCASH always stood as a major functionary in sensitizing students, karamcharis and faculty members in the campus on gender-based issues.
The festival of Holi has now snowballed into a site of commonplace harassment and street sexual harassment.
After cutting financial aid for OBC students in 2015, the TISS administration is now cutting financial aid for SC/ST students, following which there has been an eruption of student protests in all the TISS campuses.
Satyavati College, in collaboration with She the People Tv and Google, organised a seminar on Digital Trust which was soon disrupted by a group of 30-50 men from ABVP, who barged into the venue, sloganeering and threatening the women on stage.
Gargi College fails to meet criterions listed in the UGC Guidelines when tackling sexual harassment and endangers the safety of students, teachers and non-teaching staff.
Kashmir University has set up its GSCASH. While its establishment might be seen as a positive change, it is rather invisible on the ground.
The generalizations associated with all-girls schools pander to the very labels we find suffocating in the larger context of feminism.