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‘What kind of a country treats its students in this manner?’

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  Press Statement by Independent Fact Finding Team which visited University of Hyderabad Hyderabad March 26, 2016. Brute force by police and state apparatus was the only way by which the administration sought to restore in office, the Vice Chancellor, Appa Rao, the prime accused of being responsible for the suicide of Rohith Vemula. Violent …

Gender

From Victimhood to Power: Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra at Hyderabad

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  Pradnya Jadhav Dalit women’s battle to survive with dignity and security is extremely challenging. Dalit Mahila Swabhiman Yatra has been initiated by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) as an attempt to bring to the notice the realities of Dalit women; it is a quest for justice. It is a broad set of …

Assertion

Dalit rights activist Manisha Devi receives Ambedkar award for courageous struggle

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  September 9, 2014.  Manisha Devi, a 28-year-old Dalit activist from Haryana, was honored with the Ambedkar Award 2014 in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh yesterday. The award consists of Rs 50,000 and a memento. Manisha has been a fiery and courageous activist for her family, the community, and the nation. She is the state coordinator …

Features

Flaunting noble intentions, nurturing caste privileges

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  Asha Kowtal My recent association with campaigns resisting violence against Dalit women has brought me in contact with several individuals, groups and organisations that represent diverse perspectives and histories. Broadly it includes groups which have been advocating ‘gender justice’ and others who have been battling the cruelty of the caste system in India. The …

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Dalit Women Swabhiman Yatra: Public Meeting on March 12th

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  [Via Asha Kowtal] All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) would like to invite you for a Public Meeting on March 12, 10 – 3 pm at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. The Dalit Women Swabhiman Yatra will culminate here in Delhi after a month long journey for self-respect and justice. The Dalit Mahila Swabhiman …

Atrocities

Fact Finding Report on the Alleged Rape and Murder of Dalit girl in Jind

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  Report of the Fact Finding Investigation conducted to ascertain facts in the case of alleged rape and murder of Dalit girl in Jind district of Haryana Background to the Formation of the Fact Finding Team On 24th August, a 20 year old Dalit girl was brutally raped and murdered in Jind, Haryana, while she …

Features

The State says ‘Achcha rape hua hai, take this money and get lost’: Asha Kowtal

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  Asha Kowtal has been seeking, organizing and raising the voice of Dalit women across India and the world. As General Secretary of All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) she has been actively working to mobilize Dalits, and Dalit women in particular, across states – from Dabra in Haryana to Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu …

Assertion

Dalit Women Elected Representatives: Towards Greater Assertion and Power

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[Via Asha Kowtal] From Sunday, from 12:00 p.m., until Tuesday, 3:00 p.m. A series of programmes are being organized by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM) in association with National Mission on Empowerment of Women (NMEW), with the aim of promoting Dalit women’s leadership to effectively engage in political spheres in conjunction with her …