Archive | Dalit Children

Dalit girls working under slave like conditions in India’s garment industry

Multinational clothing brands are sourcing from cotton spinning mills in Tamil Nadu that exploit teenage girls, subjecting them to what the ILO terms the ‘worst forms of child labour’.

May 19th, 2011|Business, Caste-based slavery, Dalit Children, Dalit Women, India|

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Child labour: EU’s India policy under scrutiny

Two new reports on child labour in the Indian seed industry have prompted a Dutch member of the European Parliament to ask questions about the EU’s relations with India - including the issue of Dalits.

July 22nd, 2010|Caste-based slavery, Dalit Children, European Union, India|

Nepal: Dalit girl murdered – risk of poor investigation

An eight-year old Dalit girl in Nepal may have been the victim of a sacrificial murder because of her caste status. The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is concerned that the local authorities may not do enough to investigate the crime.

February 11th, 2010|Dalit Children, Nepal|

Children speak up against manual scavenging

Dalit children in Gujarat will protest against being forced to clean toilets and septic tanks at the upcoming rally against manual scavenging, organized by Grassroots Dalit organization Navsarjan.

August 13th, 2009|Dalit Children, Manual Scavenging|