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    • Experts: Law amendment will push Dalit children out of school and into child labour
      Child labour experts are warning that the term ‘family enterprises’ is widely interpreted and a common euphemism for industries such as carpet-weaving, beedi-rolling, gem-polishing, lock-making and matchbox-making. Shamshad Khan, president of the Centre for Rural […] The post Expe []
    • IDSN urges agencies to counter caste discrimination in aid delivery after Nepal earthquake
      In the past in disaster responses in caste-affected countries, such as the response to the 2004 Tsunami in India, Dalits have faced problems when trying to register for relief. They often receive poorer and fewer […] The post IDSN urges agencies to counter caste discrimination in aid delivery []
    • Exclusion of Dalit rights defenders from UN featured in handbook on NGO access
      The handbook, A Practical Guide to the UN Committee on NGOs, is an honest account of the way in which the NGO committee functions and malfunctions, with helpful tips and useful insight. At the well-attended launch, hosted […] The post Exclusion of Dalit rights defenders from UN feat []
    • Dalit women go viral to tell the world their story
      “A girl who was never considered to speak at any of the platforms in her hometown… speaks to the whole world on AL JAZEERA today,” tweeted Dalit woman human rights defender, Sanghapali Aruna Kornana, after […] The post Dalit women go viral to tell the world their story appe []
    • Global Declaration on Dalit Rights released
      The declaration entitled “Establishing Dalit Rights in the Contemporary World: A Call for Action” recognizes caste as a key challenge for democracy, human rights, justice, good governance and the rule of law. The declaration also […] The post Global Declaration on Dalit Rights rel []

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