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…

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.Β  We particularly encourage women to apply for this position to achieve equal…

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…

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Modern Slavery – A Global Phenomenon

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in Modern Slavery – A Global Phenomenon

This research project, comprising two studies and commissioned by the Asia Dalit Rights Forum to explore and examine of the manifestations of modern slavery in its varied forms prevalent among the communities discriminated on work and descent (CDWDs), has looked at the issue in its South Asian as well as global dimensions as evidenced in…

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in South Asia – Status of Modern Slavery

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent in South Asia – Status of Modern Slavery

This research project, comprising two studies and commissioned by the Asia Dalit Rights Forum to explore and examine of the manifestations of modern slavery in its varied forms prevalent among the communities discriminated on work and descent (CDWDs), has looked at the issue in its South Asian as well as global dimensions as evidenced in…