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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 …


‘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 …


NCDHR calls for immediate action on the brutal attack on HCU

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  NCDHR The National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) condemns the brutal crackdown on students and teachers of the University of Hyderabad. The crackdown was on protestors in the University Campus. In January 2016, a research scholar, Rohith Vemula committed suicide after this scholarship was stopped and he was thrown out of the hostel …


‘Excellence’ through Expulsion: A case of Arbitrary Merit vs Constitutional Mandate

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  (Preliminary) Fact Finding Report on  Expulsion of SC/ST/OBC students from IIT, Roorkee 30th July 2015 – 1st August 2015 ~ National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights National Dalit Movement for Justice ~ Fact Finding Team: Anoop Kumar, Dilip C. Mandal, Gurinder Azad, Nidhin Shobhana and Shefali Saini Report Authored by: Nidhin Shobhana and Shefali …


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 …


Protesting Dalit & Adivasi Activists Arrested: Demand SCP TSP Legislation & Amendments in Atrocities Act

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  [Via NCDHR] 17 December, 2013. Dalit and Adivasi Activists were arrested today in Parliament Street for reclaiming the rightful share of the Dalits and the Adivasis. ‘Stop betraying Dalit & Adivasis. We will not tolerate this injustice. We demand immediate passing of SCP TSP Legislation & SC ST POA Amendment Bill’ Hundreds of Dalits …


SC/ST budget bill in the winter session: Jairam Ramesh assures

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  Date: December 4, 2013 Minister also promises to add strong gender component  [Via NCDHR] New Delhi. Jairam Ramesh has assured to bring the bill for the Central legislation on Special Component Plan (SCP) and Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) in the coming winter session of the parliament itself. Union Minister for Rural Development made this …


Dalit women ask South Asian States to challenge impunity, untouchability and discrimination

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  Statement issued by All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch – NCDHR  Navi Pillay highlights power asymmetries leading to Caste based Gender Discrimination and Violence faced by Dalit women at the side event on Dalit women in the 23 Human Rights Council, United Nations, Geneva Geneva, June 7, 2013 The UN High Commissioner, Navi Pillay, …


Dalit women activists on Haryana

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Minakshee Rode This article highlights the viewpoints of dalit activists who are on the ground meeting rape survivors and their families in Haryana. This article will be regularly updated as we gather more information. Nearly a month after a Dalit girl was raped and her father committed suicide in Hisar village after Haryana Police failed …