Japan’s pariah descendants fight present-day discrimination

Japan’s pariah descendants fight present-day discrimination

Explore the little-known community in Japan that is fighting against discrimination – the burakumin. Despite being ethnically identical to their fellow countrymen, the burakumin are descendants of feudal-era workers who were marginalized due to their involvement in tasks deemed unclean. Presently, around two million individuals self-identify as burakumin, facing ongoing discrimination in areas such as…

Akhdam women tell their stories of violence, injustice & poverty in Yemen

Akhdam women tell their stories of violence, injustice & poverty in Yemen

The video explores the hardships faced by Akhdam women in Yemen, shedding light on the injustices inflicted upon them. The term ‘Akhdam,’ singular Khadem, translates to “servant” in Arabic, representing a distinct social group in Yemen. Distinguished by their darker skin and African descent, despite being Arabic-speaking and practicing Muslims, they are marginalized as non-Arabs…

Extensive report sheds light on CDWDs in Pakistan: Read full report here

Extensive report sheds light on CDWDs in Pakistan: Read full report here

The Inclusivity Project and the Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent launched their Pakistan through CDWD Lens: Country Report on Status of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Pakistan” to help readers, researchers and policymakers understand the extent of discrimination faced by CDWD in the country.  CDWD communities are suppressed in…

Speakers Call for Rights of CDWDs in Pakistan

Speakers Call for Rights of CDWDs in Pakistan

KARACHI, Jan 5: Human rights and minority rights activists and civil society representatives have urged the government to ensure adequate representation for scheduled caste Hindus in the assemblies. They highlighted that under the current electoral system, only upper-caste Hindus can reach the assemblies through reserved seats. The speakers included Ms Anis Haroon, a Member of…

GFoD, The Inclusivity Project to launch extensive report on CDWD of Niger: Read report in English

GFoD, The Inclusivity Project to launch extensive report on CDWD of Niger: Read report in English

The Inclusivity Project and the Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent will launch their “Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Niger and the Status of Modern Slavery” to help readers, researchers and policymakers understand the extent of discrimination faced by CDWD in Niger.  Niger, officially known as the Republic of Niger,…