India and Sustainable Development Goals through the Persepective of Dalit Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: A Situational Study

India and Sustainable Development Goals through the Persepective of Dalit Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: A Situational Study

An examination of the perspective of Dalit Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction in India, its alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals and of strategies to promote resilience and social inclusion.

Benchmarking the Draft UN Principles and Guidelines on the Elimination of (Caste) Discrimination Based on Work and Decent India Report

Benchmarking the Draft UN Principles and Guidelines on the Elimination of (Caste) Discrimination Based on Work and Decent India Report

This report conducts a benchmarking analysis of the draft UN Principles and Guidelines on the Elimination of (Caste) Discrimination Based on Work and Descent, providing insights and recommendations for enhancing their effectiveness and implementation in India.

The Flavour Bangladeshi Tea Hides Tales of Slavery

The Flavour Bangladeshi Tea Hides Tales of Slavery

Marginalisation drives the modern day slavery within Bangladesh’s tea industry where Dalit and tribal workers have no alternative to working under highly exploitative conditions. ‚ÄúBangabandhu provided the tea workers rights to vote, citizenship, and it cannot be that they remain landless. I will definitely provide them the land rights.‚ÄĚ Thus spoke the Prime Minister of…

India: Data Shows Rise in Atrocities against Dalits, Tribal People

Crimes against Dalit people rose by 177.6 per cent and crimes against people from tribal communities rose 111.2 per cent between 1991 and 2021. Dalits and Adivasis together account for almost 32 per cent of all prisoners in Indian jails. How are Institutional discrimination and social exclusion related to crime? Data points to a vast…

Pakistan: Government Scrambles to Cover up an Ugly Story on Manual Sewage Workers

Pakistan: Government Scrambles to Cover up an Ugly Story on Manual Sewage Workers

An AFP report mentioned how public bodies specifically reserve menial cleaning jobs for ‚Äúnon-Muslims‚ÄĚ. These are jobs for Christians and Hindus. On April 19, the Municipal Corporation of Sialkot showcased sanitation workers utilizing machines to clear obstructed sewage. It was a public relations exercise to combat a stinging AFP report earlier in the month showcasing…

India: Dalit Children go Missing, Get Trafficked or Work for a Living

India: Dalit Children go Missing, Get Trafficked or Work for a Living

About 10.1 million children aged between 5 to 14 work in India. Recent deaths in factories in Delhi, home to the country’s capital city points to the enslavement of children in risky factories. A total of 59,262 children were reported to go missing in India in 2020, according to the National Crime Records Bureau’s ‚ÄėCrime…

SDG 10.2 Report – Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with its focus Ensuring No One is Left Behind in the development planning and implementation has captured and gravitated the world attention. SDGs talks about people-centric approach and principles of accountability, transparency and participation, which ensures this developmental methodology as a near perfect model for holistic development.Additionally, theoretically, SDGs are especially…

Dalit Women in South Asia – Access to Economic Rights Focus on Land Higher Education and Employable Skills for Livelihood

This study attempts to draw attention to the current existing policies on land, higher educationand skill development for employment. The study is carried out in 4 South Asian countries ofBangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. We have under taken this study to create an evidencebase on the existing gaps in policy and budgetary frameworks on…