"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
PM Dahal pledges to strongly voice Dalit issues in UN

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has pledged to strongly present the issues concerning Dalits in the United Nations (UN). During his meeting today with dalit parliamentarians from the South Asia, the Prime Minister vowed to raise the dalit issues in th .......
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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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