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    • Dalit women ignite the audience at the Women in The World Summit in New York
      “Even if no one else recognizes us as human, we will shout it from the rooftops. … The shame is not on the women, the shame is on India,” said US Dalit woman filmmaker Thenmozhi Soundararajan in the talk she gave together with Asha Kowtal from AIDMAM, at the high profile Women in [...]
    • A landmark judgement in the fight to eradicate manual scavenging
      The Indian Supreme Court has ruled that the continuance of manual scavenging in the country is in blatant violation of Article 17 of the Constitution of India by which, “untouchability is abolished and its practice in any form is forbidden”. The court was emphatic about the duty cast on [...]
    • Member states urged to address caste discrimination at UN Human Rights Council
      The European Parliament are urging EU member states to address caste discrimination at the March session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC25), currently underway. IDSN has issued recommendations for the HRC25 and Navi Pillay and Ban Ki-moon mention caste in their contributions to the council sessi [...]
    • Dalit women in India stage month-long march for justice
      For a full month Dalit women have marched in India to fight the vicious cycle of caste and gender discrimination that severely restricts the lives of Dalit women and subjects them to violence, rape and violations of their basic human rights in almost every sphere. They are marching to empower other [...]
    • IDSN Annual Report 2013 released
      The IDSN Annual Report sums up significant developments in the struggle against caste discrimination in 2013.

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