Dalit Solidarity Network UK campaigns against the atrocities, humiliation and poverty that over 260 million Dalits suffer due to caste discrimination
Caste issues are an obstacle to Business, with even Multinationals facing these problems in India
One of the most effective solutions to Caste discrimination within ‘ Private Sector’ India would be the extension of instruments like ‘affirmative action’.
hit the link to find out how Meena Varma . Director, DSN-UK views going forward
India’s Elephant in the Room
The success of Slumdog Millionaire obscures the real cause of poverty in India – The Caste System
Slumdog Millionaire which swept the board at the ‘Baftas’ at the weekend and is hotly tipped to do the same at the Oscars later in the month, has ignited a debate across the World and on Cif on the poverty faced by millions in the slums of India
hit the link to read Meena Varma, Director, DSN-UK in The Guardian
The British Caste Conundrum
Comedian Paul Sinha speaks his mind on Caste to the BBC
At the outset of making this programme my view, like yours i’d imagine, was that caste is a relatively outdated system of prejudices which may have significance in certain parts of India, but is largely irrelevant in modern Britain. But that isn’t the case. In the course of making this programme i’ve met British Asians who feel that they are being discriminated against because they are untouchables, or Dalit
Caste Discrimination in the UK ??
Meena Varma, Director. DSN-UK debates with Jane Garvey on BBC ‘Womens Hour’
How widely has Caste prejudice been imported to Britain from the Indian sub-continent ?
Despair of the Outcasts
Some of Britain’s biggest finance sector companies are quietly collaborating with a system of discrimination as evil as apartheid
“None of the call centres used by British Companies employ a single Dalit” Meena Varma, Director. DSN-UK
Read how DSN-UK and UNITE the Union are collaborating to urge ‘affirmative action’ within the private sector