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Dalit Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction

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  Rajendra Jadhav India & Sustainable Development Goals through the Perspective of Dalit Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Asia Dalit Rights Forum has published its report on India & Sustainable Development Goals through the Perspective of Dalit Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in the side event of High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York city …

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Amnesty International: Scheduled Tribes Panel Order on Unlawful Land Transfers is Welcome

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  Amnesty International India  Statement released by Amnesty International India Bangalore11 May 2017 A recent order by the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes to the District Magistrate in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh directing action in cases of unlawful transfer of Adivasi land is a positive move, said Amnesty International India today. On 9 May, the National Commission …

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The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016: Responses From the Trans & Intersex Communities

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The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 has been introduced by the Government in Lok Sabha this session. While we have all been waiting for legislation for protection of trans rights, this draft bill is a massively diluted, criminalizing and pathologising text while standing on distorted premises that amount to human rights violations. In fact, …

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India upholds Caste System at the UN

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Amar Khade [A compilation of news and commentary] Recently the Special Rapporteur on minority issues Rita Izsák, of United Nations Human Rights Council Published a report on minority issues. The report was presented and discussed in the UN Human Rights Council on 15th March 2016. The mandate of the Special Rapporteur on minority issues was …

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Narikkoravar’s constitutional struggle for dignity and representation

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  NDMJ-NCDHR It has been four and a half decades since the Narikoravan (a) Kuruvikaran community has been waging a constitutional struggle for Scheduled Tribe status. Narikoravan is a nomadic tribe involved in the making of ‘rudrasksha malai’ and other such long chains, rosary beads which have been historically part of temple economies. Their products …