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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...

Changing India’s Sports Narrative: Introducing S4D

Authored by Suheil Farrell Tandon and Antony CJ Ever since Pratyush*—an under-confident 14-year-old boy residing in the slum settlements of Bhubaneswar—had joined a mixed-gender Sports...

A Hurdle in the Shadows: Providing Education to the Children of...

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...

Criminal Defamation Amidst #MeToo: a Necessary Evil or an Anti-Democratic Tool?

Understanding the Context For the past century, freedom of speech has been popularly identified as a hallmark of any strong liberal democracy. In a political...

YUWA: Empowering Jharkhand’s Girls, One Bootlace at a Time

Co-authored by Ishaan Banerji and P. Charith Reddy  “The first thing I noticed in the village is that while boys play, girls work” - Franz...

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

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...