Understanding the many faces of poverty

Understanding the many faces of poverty

Understanding the many faces of poverty Discrimination based on work and descent (DWD) is the UN terminology used in international contexts to describe the systemic marginalization experienced by certain communities, like Roma in Europe, Dalits in Asia, Burakumin in Japan, Haratin in Africa, and Quilombola in Brazil, due to their caste or similar inherited forms…

Chamada para inscrições para “Especialistas em Direitos” de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência na América Latina e no Caribe

Chamada para inscrições para “Especialistas em Direitos” de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência na América Latina e no Caribe

Prazo prorrogado até 10 de março!! Estamos buscando 4 Especialistas em Direitos de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência (CDWD) para trabalhar em conjunto com o Fórum Global de Comunidades Discriminadas por Trabalho e Descendência (GFoD) e todos os seus parceiros e aliados. Encorajamos especialmente as mulheres a se candidatarem a esse cargo para que…

Convocatoria global de candidaturas para “Expertos en Derechos” de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia

Convocatoria global de candidaturas para “Expertos en Derechos” de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia

Plazo ampliado hasta el 10 de marzo!! Convocatoria global de candidaturas para “Expertos en Derechos” de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia Estamos buscando Expertos en Derechos de las Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo y Ascendencia (CDWD) para que trabajen en estrecha colaboración con el Foro Global de Comunidades Discriminadas por su Trabajo…

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…

Harratines protest slavery, discrimination

Harratines protest slavery, discrimination

Black Mauritanians, still called harratines, hit the streets of Nouakchott, the capital to protest against slavery. During the march which coincided with the fourth anniversary of the Haratines Manifesto, protesters denounced continuous discrimination. “I believe that the movement for the conquest of civil rights or social rights in Mauritania has seen a resurgence in recent…

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Africa and Status of Modern Slavery – Regional Report 2023

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Africa and Status of Modern Slavery – Regional Report 2023

Hundreds of thousands of formerly enslaved people in and from Africa can trace back their modern forms of slavery and discrimination – to the caste-based slavery of the past, and the discrimination associated with the caste-based slavery of their ancestors.

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Africa and Status of Modern Slavery – Regional Report 2023 – Summary

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Africa and Status of Modern Slavery – Regional Report 2023 – Summary

Africa has a long-standing history of slavery and slavery practices through domestic slavery, which intensified extensively through the trans-Saharan, Indian Ocean and the trans-Atlantic slave trade. Today, hundreds of thousands of formerly enslaved people in and from Africa can trace back their modern forms of slavery and discrimination – to the caste-based slavery of the…

Towards a Unifying Global Identity – A Framework on Discrimination Based on Work and Descent Including Caste

Towards a Unifying Global Identity – A Framework on Discrimination Based on Work and Descent Including Caste

The handbook highlights discrimination based on work and descent (DWD), which affects over 260 million people across the globe today. DWD is the term used to address various forms of discrimination, including caste-, work- and birth-based discrimination. While DWD is often presumed to be limited to the South Asian continent, it is a global phenomenon,…

Discrimination Based on Work and Descent and Untouchability – Global Profile and a Common Framework to Eliminate the Practice

Discrimination Based on Work and Descent and Untouchability – Global Profile and a Common Framework to Eliminate the Practice

This report speaks to a wide range of audiences such human rights defenders, activists, community leaders and people alike who have been fighting for the rights of the discriminated communities to understand and explore the similarities in the forms of discrimination existing in Africa, Asia, Europe, UK and Latin America. The primary objective of the…