GFoD convener Paul Divakar makes passionate appeal to save India’s CDWD among intense heatwave

GFoD convener Paul Divakar makes passionate appeal to save India’s CDWD among intense heatwave

Paul Divakar, the convener of the Global Forum on Discrimination, has issued a passionate appeal against the increasing dangers of climate change and how it is leaving India’s CDWD with nowhere to go.  In a story published by Al Jazeera titled: “‘I’m in hell’: How rising heat is amplifying India’s social divides”, Divakar said the…

Canada: NDP MP Don Davies introduces motion to ban caste-based discrimination

Canada: NDP MP Don Davies introduces motion to ban caste-based discrimination

Vancouver Kingsway’s NDP MP, Don Davies, introduced a motion in Parliament on Friday aimed at recognizing and prohibiting caste-based discrimination in Canada, the Voice Online reported. The motion seeks amendments to the Canadian Human Rights Act to include caste as a prohibited ground of discrimination, acknowledging the severe social and economic exclusion faced by Canadians…