Inequality in employment along caste and gender lines is a massive obstacle to alleviating poverty and inequality in India, finds the Oxfam India report ‘Mind The Gap – State of Employment in India’. The report […]
On April 9-11 IDSN supported the Dakar Consultation on Global Partnership and Joint Actions in Addressing Discrimination based on Work & Descent – DWD, Untouchability, Contemporary Forms of Slavery and Analogous Forms of Discrimination that […]
Several high-profile members of the European Parliament have sent a letter to the EU High-Representative for Foreign Affairs, Frederica Mogherini, asking the EU to take action to support IDSN’s 10-year quest for UN accreditation, […]
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The report offers the most wide-reaching and comprehensive investigation into the conditions of work in India’s home-based garment sector.
“Time and time again studies find that Dalits in the global supply chains are working in […]
A new report Caste and Development: Tackling Discrimination Based on Work and Descent has just been released by the UK NGO development network BOND highlighting the urgent need to address caste discrimination in order […]
Asha Kowtal, General Secretary of the Dalit Women’s Movement AIDMAM-NCDHR, an IDSN member talks about the Dalit Women Fight movement in this UN Women & Google collaboration 5 minute video.
“We are not silent. You […]
Amnesty India raise concern over “disturbing number of hate crimes” targeting Dalits and Muslims in India
A disturbing number of alleged hate crimes – including assault, rape and murder – were reported in 2018 against people from marginalized groups, especially Dalits and Muslims, said Amnesty India, as it released data […]
Ground Down by Growth: Oppression, Discrimination and Exploitation of Adivasis and Dalits in 21st century India (Policy Brief)
This Policy Brief from the London School of Economics reports on oppression and discrimination against Dalits and Adivasis perpetuating labour exploitation and land alienation, entrenching poverty and inequality in India. This brief is based […]
The Government have announced a rise in budgets allocated for the welfare of Dalits (Scheduled Castes) and Adivasis (Scheduled Tribes) in India, however human rights activists are saying that the rise is irrelevant as […]