From Teachers to Textbooks: Gender Stereotypes in Indian Schools
When Neha Singh, a Mumbai-based theatre person, feminist, and founder of the women’s movement Why Loiter, co-wrote her first collection of short stories, she made sure to write an equal number about boys and girls, as a matter of principle.
Closing the STEM Gender Gap, One Toy at a Time
All around the world, to varying degrees, STEM education and careers are disproportionately male. As girls and women advance through math and science education and professions, fewer and fewer remain. The sexist idea that women aren’t suited to these fields
Delhi, Constant Surveillance of Kids at School Is Not a Good Idea
We’re used to shaking our heads at ineffective knee-jerk reactions, but this one seems worthy of a little outrage: the Delhi government plans to install continuous CCTV camera monitoring in classrooms across all schools in the state, and make the
Can Inclusive Education Really Be Good for All Kids?
Across the world, institutions are moving toward inclusive education, a learning model in which children with special needs and typically developing children study side-by-side. It’s an admirable goal, but a divisive practice; many parents, while supporting inclusive education in theory,