Sunday, December 15, 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.

Justice Denied, Despite Multiple Complaints Of Sexual Harassment At Presidency University, Kolkata

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The safety of the campus space shall continue to be under threat as long as perpetrators such as Chakraborty and others have free access to this space despite the huge wave of allegations that have come up.
Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

Dalit Women Learn Differently: Experiences In Educational Institutions

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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.
Ambedkar University Students Protest Unfair Dismissal Of Campus Sanitation Workers

Ambedkar University Delhi Students Protest Unfair Dismissal Of Campus Sanitation Workers

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Hundreds of Ambedkar University Delhi students take to the street to join sulabh workers in demanding their constitutional rights.
The Restrictive TISS Library Timings: Curbing Students' Access to Knowledge

The Restrictive TISS Library Timings: Curbing Students’ Access to Knowledge

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Administration drastically cuts down the hours available for students at the TISS library. Here's how this will reduce students' access to knowledge.
Why Higher Cut-Offs For Girls In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

Why Higher Cut-Offs For Women In Bangalore Colleges Is Regressive

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The decision to keep higher cut-offs for women than for men for admission into pre-University in Bangalore is discriminatory. Here's how!
How LSR and Other Women's Colleges Limit Their Women

How LSR and Other Women’s Colleges Limit Their Students

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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.
How My School Constantly Discouraged Me For My Dalit Identity

How My School Constantly Discouraged Me For My Dalit Identity

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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.
NITC's Homophobic Administration Banned LGBTQ Week On Campus

NITC’s Homophobic Administration Banned LGBTQ Week On Campus

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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.

Students Of Tamil Nadu Central University On Hunger Strike After Wrongful Termination Of Faculty...

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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.
Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

Valentine’s Day At DU: Worshipping A Virgin Tree And Objectifying Women

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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.

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rupan deol bajaj and KPS GIll

KPS Gill – The Sexual Harasser Remembered As A Supercop

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Rupan Deol Bajaj, a senior IAS officer, took KPS Gill to court over a case of sexual harassment and won it – the first woman to do so.
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'.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.