Challenges before the nation – Irfan Engineer

India, it is said is the largest democracy in the world. India has done well, compared to its South Asian neighbours in sustaining democracy for 67 years despite its rich cultural diversity. Diversity often triggers off competing claims by various interest and religio-cultural groups on the national resources. Democratic state proved to be better suited to mediate the competing claims of various classes, castes, ethnicities, … Continue reading Challenges before the nation – Irfan Engineer

Apex Court verdict re-criminalizing consensual same sex relationships unconstitutional and inhuman

NAPM demands legal recognition of the natural right to life and love of lakhs of gender diverse individuals New Delhi, December 14 : As lakhs of individuals and groups across the country, celebrated the 4th anniversary of the historical judgement by Justice (Retd). A.P. Shah and Justice (Retd). Muralidharan of the Delhi High Court, recognizing the natural right to life and life of gender diverse … Continue reading Apex Court verdict re-criminalizing consensual same sex relationships unconstitutional and inhuman

Will academia ever graduate from sexism? – Heather Mcrobie

There is no such thing as a single issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives, goes the famous Audre Lorde quotation. Its implications lend themselves well to both issues of gender and issues of education in its various forms – threads that run throughout the facets of our lives, our various public and private manifestations of self. In the case of continued gender … Continue reading Will academia ever graduate from sexism? – Heather Mcrobie