Feminist Education

Making Textbooks Feminist

In 2005, Nirantar worked with NCERT to make textbooks ‘gender sensitive’ (as the request had been phrased). Those Social Science textbooks have been in circulation and in classrooms for 15 years. In 2022, some of the work Nirantar did in chapters around caste was deleted. We made a film about this.

Hiding Behind Language

I once had a student who didn’t speak much and said only what she wanted to say and even then, very little. She wasn’t shy or afraid to speak. She was just so careful with words that she refused to speak until she knew exactly what she wanted to say.

Chhed Khaani

It is a warm April day in New Delhi. The session we are about to conduct is our third with girls who attend a bridge course in a resettlement colony. The course helps girls who have dropped out or never enrolled in school to come on a par with the literacy and learning levels of those in school.

Let’s Break it Down

25 folx across India tell us what they feel, think and remember when we put the two words together: feminist education. The Third Eye seeks to question the idea that knowledge and learning is a privilege.

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