The IDSN Annual Report 2021-22 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 participations. The report can be downloaded here.

The highlights of the report include:

  • Caste-hate speech report released at UN side-event
  • IDSN collaborates with AFWA to end caste and gender based violence in the garment sector
  • UN Special Rapporteurs on Violence against Women and Extreme Poverty meet with Dalit defenders
  • Dalit defenders speak out at the EU-NGO Forum on economic, social and labour rights
  • IDSN calls for action to end caste discrimination in supply chains at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights
  • Dalit activists highlight caste discrimination at the European Development Days IDSN virtual stand
  • IDSN promotes two films featuring Dalit women as key agents of change in India and Nepal
  • IDSN inputs in the revision of the OECD guidelines, EU mandatory due diligence processes and forced labour tool
  • UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty calls for action on caste discrimination during Nepal visit