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Stay updated with the IDSN June newsletter

Read the IDSN June newsletter here with all the latest news on caste-based discrimination from the IDSN network.

June 19th, 2009|Dalit Women, India, United Nations|

Final report on discrimination based on work and descent finally published by the UN

After almost two years of delay, the final report on discrimination based on work and descent containing a set of draft principles and guidelines has finally been published as an official UN document. This is an important milestone in gaining international recognition for caste-based discrimination, one of the biggest, yet most overlooked human rights problems globally.

June 11th, 2009|United Nations|

Norway urged to work against caste discrimination in UN Human Rights Council

With the election of Norway into the UN Human Rights Council, NGOs are urging the Norwegian Government to make the fight against the inhumane practice of caste discrimination one of their main priorities.

May 15th, 2009|United Nations|