DSN-UK Latest News

DSN-UK Latest News

  • Letter and Leaflet sent to Government and Official Opposition

    20th October 2014 Despite EHRC reports condemning caste discrimination and saying it ‘cannot be tolerated and should be included in the protections against discrimination and harassment provided in the Equality Act 2010′ legislation in the UK making caste discrimination illegal is still pending until...
  • Review of DSN-UK’s Annual General Meeting

    9th September 2014 DSN-UK’s Annual General Meeting took place on the 9th September. The meeting began with an introduction from Tom Palakudiyil the Vice Chair and was then followed by the business section in which finance, election of trustees and review of the year were covered. This was then followed...
  • Caste Discrimination Debate finally comes to House of Commons

    9th July 2014 The subject of caste discrimination in the UK and lack of protective legislation implemented by the UK Government was put forward in the House of Commons. When asked about why the Government has prolonged the implementation of legislation to protect victims of caste discrimination, Mrs...
  • 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...
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