Friday, November 22, 2019

Campus

In this section, find articles, images, videos and artwork on feminism in Indian campuses, campus watch, campus politics and protests in Indian universities, colleges and schools.

Stalking: Know It Name It Stop It

A Chronicle Of An Imprisonment Foretold: Stalking And Harassment In IIT Madras

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.
The Ruckus At Ramjas College

The Ramjas College Incident And The Corruption Of Nationalism

A peaceful seminar on 'Cultures of Protest' at Ramjas College was ironically overtaken by ABVP who cried anti-nationalism & assaulted people.
Jan Sunwai at DU Campus

Pinjra Tod’s Jan Sunwai – On Living In Delhi As A College-Going Woman

Pinjra Tod held a 'Jan Sunwai' where college-going women spoke about the harassment, surveillance & slut-shaming they face in PGs & hostels.
Textbooks That Reinforce Regressive Gender Stereotypes

Sexism In The Classroom: 7 Examples From Indian & Pakistani Textbooks That Reinforce Regressive...

These school textbooks propagate outrightly misogynist and homophobic content, wreaking havoc on an entire generation of young minds.
Remembering Rohith Vemula And Casteism In Indian Universities

Remembering Rohith Vemula And Casteism In Indian Universities

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.
Tackling Gendered Violence: Empowering Girls Through Education

Tackling Gendered Violence: Empowering Girls Through Education

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.
More Hostel Curfews And Campus Sexism At NIT Calicut

More Hostel Curfews And Campus Sexism At NIT Calicut

Warden of the Ladies Hostel at NIT Calicut issued (and later revoked) a circular against “girl roaming with a boy”.
"Nights Want Lights, Not Locks": Patiala Students Campaign Against Hostel Curfews

“Nights Want Lights, Not Locks”: Patiala Students Campaign Against Hostel Curfews

Patiala students started a campaign ‘Nights want Lights, not Locks ’ to protest against hostel curfews and gender-based discrimination.
Misplaced Priorities: How Educational Institutions Perpetuate Campus Sexism

Misplaced Priorities: How Educational Institutions Perpetuate Campus Sexism

Discriminatory hostel rules, special kitchen classes for women, private details of women's bodies are some examples of campus sexism.
CSIR-Declaration

Now Monogamy, Patriotism & God-fearing Are Required Qualifications For CSIR Fellowship

This is a declaration that CSIR Science Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) need to sign.

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Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency|#IndianWomenInHistory

Snehalata Reddy: The Fearless Woman Who Fought Against 1975 Emergency |#IndianWomenInHistory

Multi-talented actress and a fearless voice of dissent, Snehalata Reddy devoted her entire life to art and activism. She is revered for her unconditional commitment to democratic values and non-violent resistance.
What Is So Feminist About The JNU Protests? #FeesMustFall

What Is So Feminist About The JNU Protests? #FeesMustFall

In a country where discrimination has historically existed against women, sexual minorities and Persons with Disabilities, JNU has remained a space which not only provides accessible and inexpensive education but also a space of mobility and freedom of expression.
These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.