Raya Sarkar

#MeToo movement doesn’t represent DBA women yet: Raya Sarkar

She also urged for better enforcement of sexual harassment laws and also setting up of tribunals for women in the informal sector. “I would like to see schools and workplaces having functional ICCs.

published on : 17th October 2018

When doctorate becomes a degree of harassment

PhD students are not just overloaded with course work; they are also forced to foot expensive bills for their mentors, take classes on their behalf and even abused sexually.

published on : 29th April 2018

Following Raya Sarkar's sexual harassers list yet another similar Facebook post surfaces

The post claims that the Facebook account was created by survivors of sexual harassment in academia and activist-circles.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Raya Sarkar says all named in her list violated Visakha guidelines' sexual harassment grounds

Responding to criticism of her crowd-sourced list, Raya Sarkar asserted that everyone on the list had violated the sexual harassment grounds set by Visakha guidelines.

published on : 27th October 2017

Important to name perpetrators, says V Geetha on Raya Sarkar's crowd-sourced list of sexual harassers

She goes on to weigh in on the root of the issue - power imbalances and the nature of mentorship in closed university circles.

published on : 27th October 2017

Jadavpur professor on Raya Sarkar's list: We educators failed to bring justice to the victims

Jadavpur University professor Abhijit Gupta has put up an empathetic post on Facebook saying, 'he understood the reason behind the post' and that 'institutions had failed the victims'.

published on : 26th October 2017

#MeToo crusader Tarana Burke, Dalit-American transmedia artist Thenmozhi Soundararajan come out in support of Raya Sarkar

The 24-year-old law student stressing that her actions do not amount to a 'millenial movement'. 

published on : 26th October 2017

Facebook access restored after company's staff in Palo Alto was contacted: Raya Sarkar 

The FB post by Sarkar and a Google document posted on social media named 75 senior professors from at least 21 universities as academics who used their position to allegedly sexually harass scholars.

published on : 26th October 2017

Social media divided over lawyer #RayaSarkar's Facebook post naming academics as sexual harassers

The Facebook post by a US-based lawyer Raya Sarkar naming prominent academics from India's best universities as sexual harassers has left the country's liberal intellectuals divided.

published on : 26th October 2017

Raya Sarkar interview: 'Professors accused of sexual harassment promising victims passage to Oxford'

A Facebook post by Raya Sarkar inviting others to name academics who have sexually harassed their students went viral on Tuesday, with 58 professors listed by name and the institution they serve at.

published on : 26th October 2017

‘Sexual Violence Hall of Shame’: Due diligence done, says response to ‘Kafila’ feminists

Raya Sarkar, an Indian lawyer based in the United States, put out a list on her Facebook page, naming and shaming academicians who have been accused of sexual harassment by students.

published on : 25th October 2017

Sexual harassment by professors: 33 colleges named in Raya Sarkar’s Facebook post

Raya Sarkar, an Indian lawyer based in the United States, put out a list on her Facebook page, naming and shaming academicians who have been accused of sexual harassment by students.

published on : 25th October 2017

58 academics from top institutions named as sexual harassers in Facebook post; JNU, DU, FTII feature in list

A Facebook post by a woman lawyer inviting others to name academics who have sexually harassed their students went viral on Tuesday, with 58 professors listed by name and their institutions.

published on : 25th October 2017