Press statement “UK government challenged on its non-implementation of law to outlaw caste discrimination”, September 2016
An open letter to the Prime Minister of India, prior to his visit in the UK 2015
A letter to the HMG Cabinet, 2014
DSN-UK Submissions to:
The UK International Development Select Committee
A joint submission with Asia Dalit Rights Forum for the inquiry on the Sustainable Development Goals, 2016
The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)
A joint submission to CERD for Consultation with Civil Society on engagement with CERD, 23 November 2016
A joint alternative report on “Caste-based discrimination in the UK” to the UK review under CERD 2016
A joint alternative report on “Caste-based discrimination in the UK” to the UK review under CERD 2011
The United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR)
A joint alternative report on “Caste-based discrimination in the UK” to the UK review under UPR, 2016
A joint alternative report to the UK review under the UPR, 2011
The United Nations Special Procedures
DSN-UK in media
i (newspaper), 29 November 2016, “Why hasn’t Britain done more to outlaw the forced labour of ‘untouchable’ Indians?”
Thomson Reuters Foundation News, November 2016, “The challenge to Britain’s anti-slavery ambitions: India” by Meena Varma (Dalit Solidarity Network UK) and Aidan McQuade (Anti-Slavery International)
Christians Aware, November 2016, Action card “Dalits“.
The BBC Asian Network, 10 October 2016. DSN-UK Director, Meena Varma, on Lunchtime (minutes 5:25- 9:00).
Mishcon de Reya, 22 September, “Mishcon de Reya supports Dalit Solidarity Network UK in effort to outlaw caste discrimination”.
Al Jazeera, August 2016, “How to address the plight of India’s Dalits?”, interviews facilitated by DSN-UK.
Le Monde diplomatique, March 2016, “Persistance des discriminations chez les indiens: Au Royaume-Uni, des immigrés prisonniers des castes” (apologies to non-French speakers but this is a great article on caste discrimination in the UK DSN-UK contributed to).
The Economist, 2015, “Arguments over caste spread from India to Britain”.
Leading Britain’s Conversation, DAB digital radio 97.3, Drive Time, 2015, “How common is Caste Discrimination in Britain?”
Channel 4, November 2015, an excellent piece featuring DSN-UK members “Caste discrimination fears as Modi visits UK“
International Business Times, November 2015, “Modi UK visit: Indian Prime Minister ‘not welcome’ as Awaaz projects warning onto Parliament”.
SOAS South Asia Institute, September 2015, conference co-organised by DSN-UK “Caste out of the Shadows” podcast.
BBC Radio 4, Woman’s hour, 2010, “Caste discrimination in the UK“.
Outlook Business, 2009. “End the Apartheid“, by Meena Varma.
The Guardian, 11 February 2009, “India’s elephant in the room” by Meena Varma.