A new report published by the human rights NGO Arisa has found that children under 14 years account for over 18% of the workforce in the cottonseed farms surveyed, with over 50% of the […]
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Below please read the full press release from NDMJ on this:
Press Statement by National […]
IDSN strongly condemns the murder of George Floyd.
Our hearts go out to his loved ones and the loved ones of all those killed because of systemic inequality, racism and discrimination every day across the […]
See the statement below from UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet:
Nepal: Bachelet condemns Dalit killings, calls for independent investigation
GENEVA (29 May 2020) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet expressed […]
IDSN members and affiliates in Nepal are raising awareness and demanding justice in a case of caste-based murder in the country that is still under Covid-19 lockdown.
What started as a love story between two […]
IDSN fully endorses the Call to action on Labour Law changes in India, issued by the Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI). The statement calls on businesses sourcing in India to respond to the news that […]
IDSN members in South Asia and international associates have been quick to offer immediate response and assistance, as the ramifications for Dalits of Covid-19 measures have become clear. While IDSN has issued two general […]
The EU Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, has announced that the EU Commission will introduce a legislative initiative next year on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence for EU based companies. If this legislation […]
IDSN Statement – We strongly urge governments and companies with supply chains in South Asia, to take measures to urgently protect migrant and informal workers, including Dalits, against a loss of income, social benefits, […]
The IDSN Annual Report 2019-2020 covers key developments and activities within IDSN’s work under the thematic areas Dalit women and gender justice, business and human rights and equality and participation, within the United Nations, […]