Vol VI, Issue 1 Date of Publication: February 16, 2021
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20529/IJME.2021.007

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Ending caste-based oppression of students in educational institutions: An unfinished agenda

Sunita VS Bandewar
The question of students from marginalised communities dying by suicide in higher education institutions (HEIs), including medical institutions, persists across India. Most would agree, regardless of differences about the underlying causes, that such deaths demonstrate the abysmal failure of policies, regulations, and operational mechanisms initiated to respond to them. Why are such measures appallingly dysfunctional? And what is the way forward?

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