Co Education

  • FTN: Coed schools necessary to reduce crimes against women? January 10, 2013

    For ensuring safety and security to women, JamaateIslami Hind has suggested to Justice Verma committee that coeducation system should be abolished in the country. Below is the full transcript of the show: Sagarika Ghose: Hi there. We are continuing our relentless focus on 'Agenda For Change'. On this show we...
  • FTN: Are coed schools must to check crimes against women? January 10, 2013

    For ensuring safety and security to women, JamaateIslami Hind has suggested to Justice Verma committee that coeducation system should be abolished in the country. ...
  • JIH suggests abolition of coeducation to ensure safety of women January 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Execution of rapists in full public glare, abolition of coeducation and "sober and dignified" dress for girls are among the 11 suggestions made by JamaateIslami Hind (JIH) to Justice JS Verma committee on ensuring safety and security to women. In a statement, JIH said it welcomed the government decision...
  • UP Madrasa board bans coed in its institutes February 1, 2009

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Board of Madarsa Education (UPBME) has banned coeducation in madarsas across the state, saying it is against the "spirit of Islam". "In Islam, parda (veil) is very important. By allowing coeducation we promote 'bepardgi' (women without veil), which is against Shariyat. "This is why we have directed...
  • St Stephens' principal's comment gets mixed reactions August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: St Stephen's acting college has been getting flak from all quarters after he made a controversial statement during an interview to an in house magazine. The comment has angered the teachers and students alike. Dr M S Frank made a halfhumorous comment when asked about coeducational hostels being setup...
  • St Stephen's debates teacher remark on coed hostels August 7, 2008

    New Delhi: It seems for Delhi University's St Stephen's college bad press is not going to stop for a while. The acting principal of St Stephen's college, Dr M S Frank, told the college magazine that if St Stephen's sets up a coeducational hostel, it would have to set up maternity...
  • Coed better as girls 'calm' boys in class: study April 14, 2008

    London: Coeducational institutions are better as the presence of girls in the classroom not only exerts a calming effect on boys but also makes them more mindful of their behaviour, says a new study. What's more, it also acts as incentive for them to perform better in exams. The new study, by...
  • Tell Us: Are schools being prudish? June 20, 2007

    Two Mumbai schools ask boys and girls not to touch each other. ...
  • Girls, boys, keep distance: schools June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: They may be coeducational schools in metropolitan Mumbai, but are still insisting drawing on a line that divides the boys from the girls. Two schools in Mumbai issued notices this week asking girls and boys studying there not to touch or hug members of the opposite sex. Vibgyor School and...