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Dalit movement must provide our students a positive identity: Anoop Kumar

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  Anoop Kumar  (This is the transcript of his speech at an international conference on Babasaheb Ambedkar in Tokyo, Japan, in October 2018) Thank you very much. Jai Bhim and good morning to all. My name is Anoop and I’ve been teaching for the past 5-6 years in Wardha. Today, I am going to speak …

Assertion

ADB-Japan’s Full Scholarship Program to Study Abroad: Apply Today!

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  Deadline: April 30, 2015 Location: Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippine, Singapore, Thailand, USA. Type: Full Scholarship. Applications are invited for ADB- Japan Scholarship Program available for students of Asian Development Bank’s developing member countries. The ADB-JSP enrolls about 300 students annually in participating academic institutions located in 10 countries within the …

Policy

Joint declaration and global call for action to eliminate caste-based discrimination

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A Statement from the International Dalit Solidarity Network forwarded by the Asian Human Rights Commission We, over hundred Dalit activists and social movement leaders from the caste affected countries of Bangladesh, India, Japan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Senegal and Yemen, solidarity networks from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and the UK, members of International Organizations, …

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A History of the Untouchables: The Buraku and the Dalit

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 by Katelyn Coyle The Buraku of Japan and the Dalit of India remain the lowest caste of their respective countries. Experiencing more than just poverty and low status, the Buraku and the Dalit have been described as being lower than human, filthy, and contaminated. Members of these castes are considered to be the untouchables. Highly …