"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

Members and Partners

Founding Member Organisations


Bangladesh: Bangladesh Dalit and other Excluded Rights Movement (BDERM), Nagorik Uddyog (NU)


India: National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR), All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM), Navsarjan Trust


Nepal: Feminist Dalit Organisation (FEDO), Dalit NGO Federation, Nepal National Dalit Social Welfare Organization (NNDSWO), Dalit Parliament, Samata Foundation,Jagaran Media Centre, Rashtriya Dalit Network (RDN), Dalit National Federation (DNF)


Pakistan: Pakistan Dalit Solidarity Network (PDSN)


Sri Lanka: Human Development Organisation (HDO)