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Education for the Marginalized

Analyzing the accessibility, inclusivity and efficacy of education for the marginalized in India.

The 2019 National Education Policy Must Enable Girls’ Right to Education

Written by Evita Rodrigues  Research by Tanvi Mehta  The potential of education to empower often goes unrecognized. It is a tool capable of empowering women to...

Trapped! What’s Putting a Glass Ceiling on Students in India’s Classrooms?

"...the teacher still feels accountable for completing the prescribed syllabus (..) Children who fall behind stay behind as the rest of the class moves...
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What We Should Talk About When We Talk About Akshaya Patra

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Shantanu Kishwar  A recent article by The Hindu has triggered controversy surrounding the Akshaya Patra Foundation (APF), particularly regarding their...

The Pink and Blue Divide: Rethinking Children’s Textbooks in a Post 377 India

Co-authored by Ayushi Ghosh and Kartik Sundar  The striking down of a controversial 158-year old provision of Section 377 to decriminalize non-procreative relationships was a...

Monitoring the Right to Education: Who Does What?

On 1st April 2010, The Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act (RTE) was passed by the UPA government, making primary education a fundamental...
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No-Detention Policy: Boon, Bane or Both?

Written by Amrita Singh Updated on 15/01/19 The No-Detention Policy (NDP) came into existence due to an alarming increase in the rate of school dropouts, and...

Educating India’s Daughter: Has the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana Worked?

  Structural and socio-cultural limitations entrenched in modern India have prevented innumerable young girls from attending school across the country. Lack of access to education...
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A Hurdle in the Shadows: Providing Education to the Children of Sex Workers

Written by Shagun Bhargava As the per the last official count held in 2007, India was home to over 3 million sex workers, who continue...
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Students First: Using Education as an Electoral Platform

Written by Rizowana Hussaini  As the early morning buzz settles in on the narrow alleys of Sangam Vihar, Delhi, uniform-donned students rush inside the gates...
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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...