The student panel discussion was called 'Student Politics and Ambedkar: Voicing the Dalit Bahujan agency in University Spaces', which aimed at understanding and celebrating the voices of those from vulnerable communities.
As 11 more people wait to fight an uncertain battle against a formidable enemy and an enmeshed caste system, we owe it to Rohith Vemula to stop any more Dalit dead bodies. The dreams of too many talented young people has been sacrificed at the altar of Manu. On Rohith’s Shahadat Divas, let’s pledge that there will no more. Only then will some of the guilt and agony be assuaged.
With the growing number of sexual harassment cases in universities around India, @genderlogindia had a fruitful discussion on Twitter yesterday, about the issue and...
First #PinjraTod, then #OccupyUGC, what's next?
While many dismiss instances of boys "teasing" girls as a symptom of puberty, I call them the beginning of normalized sexual harassment.
A large number of students sitting outside the UGC office, protesting against the decision to scrap the non-NET fellowship were brutally lathi charged and...
Twenty four hours after the incident at SRM college, with no apology issued from the management’s side for letting this traumatising incident take place.
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.
A large chunk of students barely know that sexual harassment complaints committees were mandated by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Students led protests and campus movements are important in any educational space because it reaffirms the democratic practice of dissent.