From the Archives: February 25, 2016 “As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” – Virginia Woolf An Adivasi school-teacher and human rights activist, Soni Sori was brutally attacked by a group of men last Sunday, her face blacked... Continue Reading →
Since 1st of May 2019, the Safai Karamacharis of Delhi University have been on protest to keep their jobs and make them permanent as against the contractual system.
Between 'freedom' and 'freebie,' an intervention on the latest public debate on the proposal of the Delhi Govt to make metro/DTC bus travel for women free.
It is with deep dismay that we have read the Statement published last month on The Wire.in (subsequently, Round Table India and Maktoob Media), raising serious concerns about the nature of Pinjra Tod’s politics and its internal processes. These are concerns for any progressive movement and the subject of many ongoing debates in the political... Continue Reading →
CURFEW EXTENDED IN KOTTAYAM MEDICAL COLLEGE AFTER WOMEN STUDENTS PROTEST! Curfew in the Women's hostel of Kottayam Medical College has been extended from 7:30 to 9:30pm after the women students sat on a 5 hour long protest outside the hostel gate on the night of 14th September! The protests broke out after a General Body... Continue Reading →
17th Spetember 2018: As ABVP unleashes violence in JNU, in an attempt to instil fear in students. They want to ‘securitise’ this campus by creating conditions for militarising it, by regularly posing a threat to students, the admin responds with measures of stricter control. We must strongly resist the attempt at imposing curfew, creating... Continue Reading →
REGIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION, BHOPAL WITNESSES HUGE PROTEST BY WOMEN STUDENTS! OF THE BHOPAL BLACK MAMBA, AND STRUGGLES FOR THOSE 15 MINUTES AND BEYOND.. Regional Institute of Education in Bhopal, an NCERT Constituent College, is seeing a protest by women hostellers as they defy the current grill time (curfew) of 6:45 pm and sit... Continue Reading →
NCERT RIE AJMER WITNESSES PROTEST AGAINST ARBITRARY RULES AND REGULATIONS FOLLOWING RIE BHOPAL! Women students of Shivaji hostel and Ranapratap Hostel in RIE Ajmer gear up to protest against discriminatory hostel rules. Currently the ‘Campus Outing’ timings are 7pm in summers and 6.30 pm in winters. In the evening the students are allowed to stay... Continue Reading →
PETITION FOR THE NATION WIDE ANTI-CURFEW CAMPAIGN Here is the link to the petition addressed to Ministry of Human Resource Development demanding the removal of curfews for women students from all Institutions of Higher Education. With this petition, we kick start the nation wide campaign to end curfews on women students in all Colleges... Continue Reading →