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Caste Discrimination highlighted in the EU’s Annual Human Rights Report

The European Union has recently unveiled its Annual Report on Human Rights, shedding light on various global concerns. Notably, the report offers insights into the EU’s stance and interactions related to caste discrimination and […]

August 28th, 2023|Bangladesh, European Union, India, Nepal|

UN Human Rights Council Regular Session 53 Activities

Since receiving our ECOSOC status in December of 2022, IDSN was finally able to participate in its own right in the 53rd Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council. IDSN highlighted the need […]

Caste and gender-based violence addressed at IDSN’s first UN side-event

Following IDSN’s ECOSOC accreditation last year, we were delighted to formally sponsor and host our first side event at the UN 53rd Human Rights Council. It took place on Wednesday 5 July 2023 and focused […]

July 26th, 2023|Access to justice, Bangladesh, Dalit Women, India, Nepal, Pakistan, United Nations|

UN HRC 53 SIDE-EVENT: Addressing the Intersections between Caste and Gender-Based Violence in South Asia

IDSN is hosting a side-event at the 53rd UN Human Rights Council meeting on 5 July 2023, from 11-12 CET in Room XXV at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. The event, entitled “Addressing the […]

June 26th, 2023|Bangladesh, Dalit Women, India, Nepal, Pakistan, United Nations, Violence and atrocities|

Pakistan UPR review: caste-related recommendations

The outcome report on the United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Pakistan has been published and will be presented during the 53rd session held from 19 June to 14 July […]

Progress in the fight to #EndCasteDiscrimination in the global South Asian diaspora

Over the past months the campaign to end caste discrimination in key South Asian diaspora communities has gathered momentum. Anti-caste groups and activists in the US, Canada, UK and Australia have carried out targeted […]

May 23rd, 2023|Access to justice, Diaspora, Human Rights Defenders, UK|

Bangladesh: Gathering momentum for inclusive anti-discrimination legislation

In a significant step towards fostering equality and social justice, the Bangladesh Dalit Parishad (BDP) and Parittran recently organised a National Consultation Meeting on the Anti-Discrimination Bill-2022. Held in Dhaka, the event served as […]

May 22nd, 2023|Access to justice, Bangladesh, Human Rights Defenders|

IDSN Annual Report 2022-23

The IDSN Annual Report 2022-23 has just been released and is ready for download. The report covers key developments and activities within IDSN’s work under the thematic areas Dalit women and gender justice, business […]

March 25th, 2023|European Union, United Nations|

The European Parliament calls for stepping up consultations with Dalit communities and the adoption of a policy addressing intersectional discrimination

The International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN) welcomes the adoption of the European Parliament’s annual report on human rights and democracy in the world 2022 and the European Union’s policy on the matter.
In addition to […]

January 20th, 2023|European Union|

Dalit voices heard at the UN Forum on Minority Issues

IDSN delegates from South Asia spoke out on the human rights issues faced by Dalits at the UN Forum on Minority Issues in December 2022. Speaking on the panel and from the floor, human […]

January 19th, 2023|Human Rights Defenders, India, Nepal, South Asia, United Nations|