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IDSN at the CERD consultation with civil society: joining hands to end racial discrimination

On 23 November 2016, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) held a consultation with civil society organisations “Joining hands to end racial discrimination”. It aimed to reflect on how the International […]

November 25th, 2016|India, Nepal, UK, United Nations|

A review: US State Department Report on human rights in India 2015

The US State Department published its Report 2015 on human rights practices in India, which provides a comprehensive overview of the human rights situation in the country. The report covers areas of deprivation of […]

October 6th, 2016|India, Uncategorized|

Caste-based slavery in the mining sector highlighted in UN debate

The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery noted with concern that children from marginalised groups, including tribal and lower caste communities, are "doubly vulnerable to abuses" in the mining sector.

September 20th, 2011|Caste-based slavery, India, United Nations|