The gender mould and its policing in schools operates in remarkably secret ways which might even be passed as appropriate.
My early school years were basically a series of events where I was pushed in the dark because of my skin colour.
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RTE Act 2009 has its own advantages and challenges at the ground level, but it has also ignored vital questions linked with education of girls above the age of 15 years or who have never been to schools, both in rural and urban areas.
You know the trope of the helpless victim of stalking and harassment? I didn’t fit the bill. At every point, I knew what was happening.
SRFTI, a premier film school in India, is ridden with complaints by students against teachers, seeking sexual favours in return for projects. The administration has added to the harassment of the complainants by allowing the assailants to continue work within the campus.
We need queer inclusive sex education to ensure that queer children grow up in a safe and healthy environment, which focuses on their well-being.
In the name of culture and discipline, are we trying to create robotic individuals who should suppress responses such as hugs?
If curriculums are not gender sensitive, it is only makes it harder for upcoming generations to change their mindsets and rectify the system, as they would require a lot of unlearning.