Dalit Solidarity Network UK campaigns against the atrocities, humiliation and poverty that over 260 million Dalits suffer due to caste discrimination


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  • Women finally come front and centre at the UN Human Rights Council

    THE ROLE OF THE UN IN COMBATING CASTE-BASED VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION On June 17  2014 the side event addressing violence against Dalit women took place at the United Nations in Geneva. It was sponsored by Human Rights Watch, International Movement against all forms of Discrimination and Racism, Minority...
  • Has anyone asked the Dalit communities how they feel?

    UK Govt response to  Lord's PQ highlights unreasonable delays to implementation of caste discrimination legislation worried that the next phase proposed "  could be seen as intrusive and might have an adverse effect on good relations in the relevant communities". Which communities does he mean? Lord...
  • US Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton to introduce resolution to protect Dalits from discrimination

    UK Government - PLEASE TAKE NOTE WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of the April 14 birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a freedom fighter for the Dalit people, the office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) today announced that Norton will introduce  a resolution when Congress returns from recess condemning...
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission publishes Caste in Britain reports

    Dalit Solidarity Network UK welcomes the publication of the EHRC reports on 28 February 2014. The two reports confirm that caste discrimination “cannot be tolerated and should be included in the protections against discrimination and harassment provided in the Equality Act 2010”. The reports also...
  • European Parliament passes resolution on Dalits – overwhelming majority

    The European Parliament has voted with a huge majority to pass a resolution to combat caste based discrimination around the world. The resolution was supported by UK and Ireland MEPS but action in the UK to change discrimination laws to include Caste has been repeatedly delayed. Caste discrimination...
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