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 […]
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 […]
The UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Rita Izsák-Ndiaye, just completed her official 10 days visit in Sri Lanka. In her statement on 20 October, the SR urged the government to take concrete steps […]
Next month, the European Parliament will express serious concern about caste discrimination and urge the EU to take action on this important human rights issue.
IDSN have launched a YouTube Channel on www.youtube.com/IDSNVideo
“Casteless or Caste-blind?” was launched at a ceremony at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, on the 6th of February. Early reports show that the study has already generated increased public interest in the issue.
At the Peoples’ SAARC meeting held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 18 -20 July around 1500 delegates from civil society organizations and various movements assembled from all South Asian countries to oppose militarization, nuclearisation and adverse effects of globalization. […]