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India must consider untouchability as a form of racism: Civil society tells UN panel

A Joint Civil Society* Contribution to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) for the adoption of the List of Issues Prior...

How Caste Discrimination Impacts Child Development and Stunting in India

By Ashwini Deshpande and Rajesh Ramachandran Note: This article is based on a data narrative written for the Centre for Economic Data and Analysis (CEDA). The original...

It happened in front of several villagers, but nobody intervened: Brother of Dalit boy lynched by Upper Caste men in UP

“The brutal attack happened in front of several villagers, but nobody intervened,” says brother of a 22-year-old Dalit boy Ravindra who was killed by...

Dalit youth beaten, forced to shave mustache in Gujarat

A 20-year-old Dalit resident of Mehsana alleged that he was forced to shave off his moustache by upper caste youths from his village on...

‘Attack on Dalit activist reflects fragility of Hindu nationalist male ego’

The assault on Dalit gender equality activist Bindu Ammini, by a fervent Ayyappa devotee, reveals the fragility of the Hindu nationalist male ego and...

UP Government plans anti-conversion law to target Muslims, Christians

On November 21, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led government of India’s Uttar Pradesh state proposed a draft bill that would regulate religious conversions...