Tag: Gender Issues

“We Have No Future Here” | A Young Afghan Woman’s Plea...

A cycle of imperialism and fundamentalism is repeating itself in Afghanistan, once again. The Indian government's response to the situation in Afghanistan will lay down markers for the type of developmental path we choose to tread.

The Classroom ‘Monitor’: How Digital Learning Both Frees and Alienates Students

While online learning has its own exclusionary faults, it also reclaims students' rights to movement and action, taken from them by physical classrooms.

Overcoming Vaccine Hesitancy Amongst Women in the Informal Economy

The cost of vaccination seems to be too high for many; convincing these women can have multiplying effects on India’s drive to universally immunize.

Sex Education: The Missing Piece in the Sexual Health and Literacy...

Our educational system teaches us exactly how to remember the definition of gravity and how to locate places on topographical maps. It teaches us...

The National Education Policy 2020: Getting It Done!

After years of waiting, the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020 was finally approved by the Union Cabinet on the 28th of July, resulting...

School Uniforms are Meant to Equalise Students, So Why Enforce Gendered...

“I remember how much I used to love wearing my uniform as a kid. But when I got older, I started to feel more...

The Perils of Being Queer in Indian Schools

“From being an outspoken frontbencher in class, the constant bullying and unwarranted attention made me isolated and quiet. I began sitting right at the...

From Bans to Monitoring, Why Are Schools Policing Teenagers’ Social Media...

From Twitter to Tik Tok, social media has become an integral platform for students’ lives, be it for social, political, or educational reasons. As...

Imagining a Two-Child Nation: Regressive Policy or Prudent Planning?

Featured Image: A still of an awareness campaign from Panchayat, an Indian comedy-drama web-series set in rural Uttar Pradesh. Used for representative purposes only. Understanding...

How the Indian Media Sympathises with Rapists

Authored by Aarathi Ganesan  There is more to the news than meets the eye, and what appears to be authoritative, and ‘objective’ coverage is often...