Monday, January 20, 2020

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.

The Ruckus At Ramjas College

The Ramjas College Incident And The Corruption Of Nationalism

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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

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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...

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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

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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

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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.
More Hostel Curfews And Campus Sexism At NIT Calicut

More Hostel Curfews And Campus Sexism At NIT Calicut

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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

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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

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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

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This is a declaration that CSIR Science Junior Research Fellows (JRFs) need to sign.
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The ‘Feminist Fanatic’ F-Word at St. Stephen’s

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St. Stephen's college recently nominated five women for a 'Feminist Fanatic' award.

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"All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences": In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

“All Romantic Experiences Are Essentially Caste Experiences”: In Conversation With Jyotsna Siddharth

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We interviewed Jyotsna Siddharth, an actor and a writer, who is also the founder of Project-Anti-Caste, Love and Dalit Feminism Archive.
Crime Patrol

‘Crime Patrol’ & ‘Savdhaan India’ Make A Mockery Of Sexual Violence | #GBVinMedia

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Shows like Crime Patrol, Savdhaan India, Gunah and Sansani have made a fortune out of turning trauma into entertainment, and making a mockery of these cases under the guise of 'awareness' or 'gender sensitisation'.
Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

Why We Must Condemn Jair Bolsonaro As Republic Day Chief Guest?

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Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right president, is infamously known globally for his regressive stances on abortion, anti-affirmative action, homosexuality and secularism.