IDSN has submitted a contribution to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on caste-based discrimination for the review of Pakistan by the Committee at its 74th session in February 2009. The contribution will be shared with the Expert Members who are going to prepare a list of issues based on the state report submitted by the Government of Pakistan for the review. IDSN’s contribution draws on the findings and recommendations of the national research project on caste-based discrimination, and it is the first time that such detailed information is shared with the Committee in relation to Pakistan.

See IDSN’s contribution to the CERD list of issues

Read the IDSN news about the CERD review