"Ours is a battle for freedom, ours is a battle not just for economical gains and political power, ours is a battle for reclamation of human personality”
— Babasaheb Ambedkar
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION OF DESCENT BASED DISCRIMINATED COMMUNITIES & GLOBAL CASTE STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS THEM THROUGH SDGS

The Sustainable Development Goals is the new global developmental agenda which generated much debates and acceptance as the most popular development model through inclusion and participation with its people centric approach towards, policy making, policy implementation and follow up with the core focus on ‘leaving no one behind’. With all the positive signs through this paradigm shifting global developmental agenda, there are concerns its reach and impact on the traditionally marginalised and socially excluded communiti .......
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INTERSECTIONALITY OF GENDER, CASTE & DESCENT BASED DISCRIMINATION IN THE IMPLEMENTATI... Read more...
ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION OF DESCENT BASED DISCRIMINATED COMMUNITIES & GLOBAL CASTE STRAT... Read more...
Global Parliamentarians Conference on Discrimination based on Work and Descent; 25-26... Read more...

Origin

With its genesis in the upsurge created by the World Conference against Racism at Durban in 2001, which challenged the conscience of humankind against racism and other forms of inequality, cross-country solidarity building among Dalits has had a decade and a half old history. On that significant occasion, the powerful voice of the strong contingent of civil society organizations reverberated around the globe and caught the imagination of progressive human rights activists and social intellectuals, media pundits and donor partners, UN agencies and international governments regarding the form of hidden apartheid suffered by Dalit communities in Ind....

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Areas of Involvement

    • Fact-finding - On issues of caste based discrimination and violence having a significant bearing on concerned country or the whole of South Asia and Asia region, with follow-up national, regional and international governmental interventions.
    • Capacity development - To equip DWD communities with ideas and skills and to generate solidarity feelings among them cutting across all regional boundaries.
    • Research - On a range of rights and entitlements denied to descent-work based discriminated (DWD) communities...
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