DSN-UK Latest News

DSN-UK Latest News

  • Read my blog for the Lanchester Review

    Is the UK Government planing to repeal the duty to implement the much needed caste clause in the Equality Act 2010 - as agreed by both Houses of Parliament in April 2013? It has been a long wait. http://lanchesterreview.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/re-legalising-caste-based.html My Blog post for Lanchester...
  • UK General Election 2015: Liberal Democrat’s manifesto

    Includes a pledge to outlaw caste discrimination. The only UK political party to do so http://www.libdems.org.uk/liberal-democrats-launch-bame-manifesto
  • UK General Election 2015: Labour party position on caste

    Caste ·      Labour is clear that Caste is not a distinction based on religion. We agree with the EHRC’s view that it is a form of social differentiation distinct from class, race or religion and we believe it is important that any statutory definition reflects this view. ·      We also...
  • Cast out CASTE: Make your voice heard; make your vote count at the General Election 7 May 2015

    With the General Election in the United Kingdom just around the corner we have our chance to grill all the hopeful to our Prospective Parliamentary Candidates (PPCs) on their stance on caste discrimination and gauge their support (or not) for the necessary legislation to finally outlaw it from our streets,...
  • 13-15 March 2015 LibDem Spring Conference states their commitment to end caste discrimination

    DSN Director Meena Varma  spoke at the LibDem conference in Liverpool on 14 March 2015 at a side event organised by the Humanist Secular Lib Dems. Joining her on the panel were Dr Julian Huppert MP and Jo Swinson MP. The meeting was chaired by Gordon Lishman. Our thanks to the Humanist & Secularist...
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