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Shadow of apartheid looms over free-education protests in South Africa, with students citing racism

Shadow of apartheid looms over free-education protests in South Africa, with students citing racism

Weeks of protests at South African universities have targeted tuition fees – but students say they are also about racism and inequality in a society still plagued by the legacy of apartheid. The demonstrations have tapped into deep problems in the country, where many black people are unable to get decent education, jobs or housing [...]

October 11, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Shadow of apartheid looms over free-education protests in South Africa, with students citing racism

Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday urged the Election Commission to declare the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early, by January-February next year. Ms. Mayawati argued that the family feud within the ruling Samajwadi Party and the “jungle raj” in the State would lead to “chaos” in governance in the coming months and cause difficulty [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Social Club at Harvard Rejects Calls to Admit Women, Citing Risk of Sexual Misconduct

Social Club at Harvard Rejects Calls to Admit Women, Citing Risk of Sexual Misconduct

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Members of the oldest all-male club at Harvardhave almost never spoken publicly about the organization since its founding in 1791. This week, that silence was broken when an official with the group, the Porcellian Club, said that admitting women could increase the chances of sexual misconduct. “Forcing single-gender organizations to accept members [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Social Club at Harvard Rejects Calls to Admit Women, Citing Risk of Sexual Misconduct