This month's IDSN newsletter features information on Dalit issues from several caste-affected countries, including India, Bangladesh and Nigeria, as well as numerous stories with an international perspective.
Two Independent Experts - on water and sanitation and on human rights and extreme poverty - expressed serious concern about the human rights situation of Dalits during their visit to Bangladesh earlier this month.
The Dalit community in Bangladesh has urged the government to enact a special law that makes caste discrimination a punishable offence.
The Guardian has published an investigation into the lives of Dalit women in Bangladesh. The author of the article, Mary Griffin, came second in the British newspaper’s International Development Journalism Competition.
Read the May newsletter here with all the latest news on caste-based discrimination from the IDSN network.
The first Dalit National Human Rights Conference and the Universal Periodic Review sheds light on Dalit issues in Bangladesh.
In a letter of 22 November the newly formed platform for Dalits and other excluded groups in Bangladesh – Bangladesh Dalit and Excluded Rights Movement – make 15 demands to the political parties and […]
A new Dalit platform has been formed in Bangladesh. The new platform, called bangladesh Dalit and Excluded Rights Movement (BDERM), came in to being on April 22. The platform was the concrete outcome of […]