Creative Responses on Dalit Feminism By Teenagers: Part 3 of 3

This is one of the microadvocacy projects by the teen fellows of Orikalankini’s 13 week teen fellowship. Each week the teens meet an activist(Anannya G Madonna, Abirami Jotheeswaran and Priyadharshini) from a marginalised group to hear from them and express or apply their learnings in an art form. Applications for this is free but rigorous. The fellowship opensContinue reading “Creative Responses on Dalit Feminism By Teenagers: Part 3 of 3”

Creative Responses on Dalit Feminism By Teenagers: Part 1 of 3

This is one of the microadvocacy projects by the teen fellows of Orikalankini’s 13 week teen fellowship. Each week the teens meet an activist(Anannya G Madonna and Abirami Jotheeswaran) from a marginalised group to hear from them and express or apply their learnings in an art form. Applications for this is free but rigorous. TheContinue reading “Creative Responses on Dalit Feminism By Teenagers: Part 1 of 3”

Schoolchildren and Mental Health Care: Two Worlds That Rarely Meet

— By Ayushi Khemka I remember coming back home from school and switching on the small 14 inch TV that we had in our room and getting glued to watch some random American disney shows dubbed in Hindi. Most of them were based on the high school experiences of teenagers and I, being one, usedContinue reading “Schoolchildren and Mental Health Care: Two Worlds That Rarely Meet”

Teaching ‘Marginalisation’ to the Marginalised

Originally Published in The Learning Curve Issue XXIII, 2014,. October. Azim Premji University. I am the Manager of a government-aided minority school situated in the walled city of Delhi. More than sixty percent of the children in the elementary and higher classes of the school are from socio-  economically and culturally marginalised backgrounds. The editorsContinue reading “Teaching ‘Marginalisation’ to the Marginalised”

Redrawing the Lines: Why an Archive?

“Inclusive is much more beyond just enrolment. It is changing the attitude of teachers towards student diversity, improving teacher diversity within and changing the instructional approach/quality.” — Project Ekalavya Report (An Initiative by IndusAction) It is difficult to determine how I got here. I think the first time I really recognised the potency of communalContinue reading “Redrawing the Lines: Why an Archive?”

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