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.
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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.
Deemed "negative", "unnecessary" and "not good for an engineer", NITC administration banned LGBT week that traditionally takes place every year, in order to stop the "promotion of homosexuality" on campus.
The agenda behind such an immediate action by the Central University of Tamil Nadu is clearly to silence the emerging voices within the campus – both from the faculty and the students, and thereby uproot the inception of faculty-student relationships that have the potential to limit this centralisation of power.
Hindu College boys’ hostel organises the ‘virgin tree puja’ and the male students belonging to the Anga wing of the hostel in St. Stephen’s take the Angha oath on the night of Valentine’s Day, every year.
A case in point as to why due process not only fails women, but suppresses and intimidates them, is that of Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad (SLS-H).