‘Is banning co-educational institutions and putting girls in overcoats the solution?’ by Kiran Manral

As I write this, the newspapers tell me that the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has demanded that co-education be abolished in India to prevent rapes from happening. In their list of 11 suggestions made to the Justice Verma committee on women’s safety, they mention in point three that “Co-Education should be abolished and proper education facilities meant for only women only should be available at all level of education.” Excuse me while I find an appropriately sturdy wall to bang my head on.

 

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