The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic and Economic Distress on Education: A View from the Margins

This study indicates to three critical points – (1) the educational situation is different for children who are marginalised – they face a historical and infrastructural deprivation along with a social one, (2) this influences both girls and boys, but girls bear a brunt only because they are girls –…

Govt’s new ‘Utsav’ aims to get 4 lakh girls back into education fold

The campaign, ‘Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav’, is being steered by the ministry of women and child development in partnership with the ministry of education. Highlighting the government’s focus on convergence and coordination between ministries, departments and states, WCD minister Smriti Irani said that she was certain that by May all…