Appel mondial à candidatures pour rejoindre le programme des “experts en droits” issus des Communautés discriminées sur le travail et de l’ascendance

Appel mondial à candidatures pour rejoindre le programme des “experts en droits” issus des Communautés discriminées sur le travail et de l’ascendance

Date limite prolongée jusqu’au 10 mars !! Nous recherchons des Experts en droits des Communautés discriminées sur le plan du travail et de l’ascendance (CDWD) pour travailler en étroite collaboration avec le Forum mondial des communautés discriminées sur le plan du travail et de l’ascendance (GFoD), ainsi que tous ses partenaires et alliés. Nous encourageons…

Global call for applications for Rights Experts from Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent

Global call for applications for Rights Experts from Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent

DEADLINE EXTENDED TILL MARCH 10TH. APPLY NOW !!! We are looking for Rights Experts from Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) to work closely with the Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (GFoD) and all its partners and allies.  We particularly encourage women to apply for this position to achieve equal…

Blow to social justice: India’s Union Budget 2024 leaves millions of CDWD disappointed

Blow to social justice: India’s Union Budget 2024 leaves millions of CDWD disappointed

Even as several media publications have hailed the Interim Budget across India, there is no denying that the Interim Budget has left millions of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWDs) disappointed. Finance Minister of India Dr Nirmala Seetharaman, stakeholders argue, belies Prime Minister Modi’s clarion call of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas’ (All together, development…

2024 elections puts spotlight on what Union Budget will offer to millions of CDWDs in India

2024 elections puts spotlight on what Union Budget will offer to millions of CDWDs in India

The year 2024 is shaping to be a pivotal year not just for India, but for over four dozen countries heading towards elections. In India, the elections to pick the next government are just a couple of months away and that has put an extra spotlight on the Union Budget that was unveiled today.  Last…

Pakistan’s caste system: The untouchable’s struggle

Pakistan’s caste system: The untouchable’s struggle

Meet Sabir Arif, a finance and cost management student at a private institution in Lahore, whose resilience shines through despite living in a makeshift hut crafted from wood, cloth, and plastic sheets. Sabir’s sole income comes from providing private tuitions, a means to sustain his humble abode. Born into the challenging circumstances of a daily…

History Of Bangladeshi Dalits

History Of Bangladeshi Dalits

Explore the evolving Dalit movement in Bangladesh, a movement still in its early stages, as reflected in the recent adoption of the term ‘Dalit,’ replacing the previous usage of ‘Antaj’ in Bengali. The awareness and organization within the Dalit movement are primarily associated with two groups: the Muci/Rishi/Chamar and the Sweepers/Harijan, the latter preferring the…

Serbia: Baby dies after shocking incident of obstetric violence

Serbia: Baby dies after shocking incident of obstetric violence

This content was originally published by European Roma Rights Centre and is being reproduced here after due permission. Read the original article by clicking here. A young mother, Marica Mihajlović, posted a horrifying account of obstetric violence she experienced at the hands of a brutal doctor, mistreatment that culminated in the death of her baby. “He put his…

CDWD December Newsletter: Read about our important updates in English, French and Portuguese

CDWD December Newsletter: Read about our important updates in English, French and Portuguese

December was an important and exciting month for us, and we are glad to present our work in three languages for your perusal. From Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent visits to Ghana and Cameroon in Africa to GFoD at the UN Forum of BusinessHuman Rights and Forum on Minority Issue, we cover…

Looking back at 2023 for GFOD: Achievements, milestones and so much more

Looking back at 2023 for GFOD: Achievements, milestones and so much more

As this year comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past twelve months and express our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support. Despite the challenges that came our way, we are proud to say that we have achieved significant milestones and accomplished some amazing results together.

Police chase kills yet another Roma teenager in Greece

Police chase kills yet another Roma teenager in Greece

The murder of a Roma teenager in Greece on November 11, the third such incident this year, has once again highlighted how the Roma population continues to face discrimination and the use of deadly force against them.  Christos Michalopoulos, 17, died during a police chase on November 11 with a bullet lodged in his clavicle…