Below you will find useful links to relevant organisations and information resources on Dalit issues.


The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR)

The National Confederation of Dalit Organisations (NACDOR)

The National Federation of Dalit Women (India) (no website available)

Navsarjan Trust

People’s Watch


Navsarjan (Dalit human rights organisation in Gujarat)

National Dalit Watch (NCDHR) Blog

Safai Karmachari Andolan (a movement to eradicate manual scavenging)

Maila Mukti Yatra (marches against manual scavenging)

Jan Sahas Social Development Society

Indian Institute for Dalit Studies (IIDS)

National Confederation of Human Rights Organizations (NCHRO)

Dalits Media Watch

Working Group on Human Rights in India and the UN (WGHR)

Deccan Development Society (DDS)

Action Aid India – Lifting the veil on the Indian Caste System

Round Table India – for an informed Ambedkar age


Dalit NGO Federation (DNF)

The Feminist Dalit Organisation (FEDO)

Nepal Dalit National Social Welfare Organisation

Nepal National Dalit Social Welfare Organization (NNDSWO)

Jagaran Media Center (JMC)

Samata Foundation

Nepal Dalit National Social Welfare Organisation (NNDSWO)

JUP-Nepal (a Dalit human rights organisation)

Empower Dalit Women of Nepal (EDWON)


Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network (facebook page)

Thardeep Rural Development Programme

Pakistan Institute of Labour Education & Research (PILER)


Bangladesh Dalit and Excluded Rights Movement (BDERM)

Network of Non-Mainstreamed Marginalized Communities (NNMC)

Nagorik Uddyog – “The Citizen’s Initiative”


Human Development Organization (HDO)


Buraku Liberation and Human Rights Research Institute


Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights(OHCHR)

Human Rights Watch

International Movement Against all forms of Discrimination (IMADR)

Asian Human Rights Commission 

Asian Centre for Human Rights

Minority Rights Group International

Anti-Slavery International

The Rafto Foundation

Lutheran World Federation

Robert Kennedy Memorial Foundation, USA

ICMICA/Pax Romana

World Council of Churches

Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

The Advocacy Project

Castewatch UK

Anti Caste Discrimination Alliance (ACDA)


New York University School of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Global Justice

Indian Institute for Dalit Studies (IIDS)

International Centre for Ethnic Studies – Sri Lanka


Dalit Solidarity Network – UK
Contact: Meena Varma

Dalit Solidarität Deutschland
Contact: Manuela Ott

Dalit Network Netherlands
Contact: Gerard Oonk

Dalit Solidarity Network – Belgium
Contact: Karl Wintgens

Dalit Solidarity Network – Denmark
Contact: Info

Dalit Solidarity Network – Norway
Contact: Kristin Storaker

Dalit Solidarity Network – Finland
Contact: Mikko Malkavaara

Dalit Solidarity Network – Sweden