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We need to come together and build political spaces for Dalit women: Asha Kowtal

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  In the second and concluding part of the interview with Asha Kowtal, conducted during the National Dalit and Adivasi Women’s Congress held at TISS, Mumbai, on Feb 15-16, 2013, she mulls over the dynamics of the atrocities in Dharmapuri, Maharashtra, Haryana and the pervasive impunity documented all across the country with respect to caste …


Land is not ancestral property, it has to change hands: Sivakami

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  P. Sivakami, a role model for young dalit adivasi and bahujan women, spent two days at the National Dalit and Adivasi Women’s Congress interacting with students and fellow activists. She is an ex-IAS officer, writer and politician who founded a political party, the ‘Samuga Samatuva Padai‘, to work ‘on the principles of Dr Bhim …