Breaking the Taboo: Delhi’s Menstrual Health Challenge

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “Even if I want to be in school and not miss out on classes, it is really difficult to come during...
The Bastion

Of Stigma and Sterilization: The Layered Stigmatization of Women With Disabilities in India

Co-created by Avantika Bunga and Tia Matthew  Meera* is a young school-going girl, who uses a wheelchair. Her school van fetches and drops her home...
Refugee education

Educating Refugees: Uncertain Prospects for Rohingya Children in Chennai

Written by Jayashri R. Sundaram  “I am happy that I can at least go to school here. Back home we were not allowed to even...
Protest

A Priority Check: Bangladesh’s Tussle with Quotas

Written by Gopika Kumaran  Once again, the streets of Dhaka are filling up with students in protest against the age-old quota system for the Bangladesh Civil...
India Education College

Fighting the Good Fight: Can Indian Liberal Institutions Stay True to Their Ideals?

Written by Tanvi Mehta  While creating the education system for independent India, the first Education Minister, Maulana Azad, shouldered the responsibility of creating an institution...

‘Developing’ Education or Cultural Distancing? Delving into the EMRS Scheme

Written by Ayush Jain Ever since Independence, the educational indicators of India’s Scheduled Tribe (ST) population have been much lower compared to the rest of...

Inclusive Education for the Visually Impaired

Written by Ipsita Mishra  “I lost my vision to Chickenpox in my childhood. I used to feel that this has only happened to me until...
The Bastion

From Streets To Schools: The Girl in the Yellow Dress

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Sanya Sharma  As the traffic light turns red, I hear a knock on the taxi window. Looking out, I see a...
EWS Reservation

Public Good, Private Responsibility? The RTE’s EWS Reservation

Understanding the Context The Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act was hailed as a monumental intervention to increase access to education. However, it...

Inclusion of the Margins – Primary and Secondary Education for the Disabled in India

  In 1995, the Indian legislature passed the Persons with Disabilities Act (PwD), ushering in a new conception of institutional support for children with disabilities....

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