Economic, social and labour rights were the thematic headlines of this year’s EU-NGO Human Rights Forum, where three Dalit human rights defenders were featured as panellists, facilitated by IDSN. Caste-related barriers to healthcare in […]
Nepal: UN Poverty Expert says caste discrimination is “the single most important factor” explaining why Dalits are disproportionately affected by poverty
“Though banned, caste-based and ethnicity-based discrimination remain a reality in social life, and it is a major factor explaining the perpetuation of poverty,” De Schutter commented in the press release issued.
“Land issues remain unresolved, […]
Almost 100 million Dalits in India – or one third of their total number – continue to live in multidimensional poverty. While poverty has been reduced over the past decade, Scheduled Castes – the […]