How Caste Pride Is Driving The Spate Of Child Marriages In TN

Chennai: In the evening hours of the last week of May, I was getting ready to attend a political meeting when my phone buzzed. It was …

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Dalit and Adivasi Students’ Futures At Stake As Scholarship Schemes Cut

New Delhi: Sujata Lilaka (21), a final year nursing student at YMT Ayurvedic Medical College and Hospital in Kharghar in Panvel district of Maharashtra, collapsed on …

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Central Government Disbands Scheme For Dalit And Adivasi Girls’ Education

The Union government has discontinued the National Scheme for Incentive to Girl Child for Secondary Education (NSIGSE)  a central government scheme aimed to incentivise education among …

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Mamata Banerjee’s Schemes For Adolescent Girls Bear Fruit But Challenges Remain

Kolkata: “I am determined to go for higher studies. Once I get my Kanyashree money, I will use it to go to college,” says Jahira Khatun. Khatun …

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