Landmark report highlights environmental racism, state disinvestment in Substandard Romani Settlements

Landmark report highlights environmental racism, state disinvestment in Substandard Romani Settlements

The Global Forum of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (GFoD) has released a landmark report titled Substandard Romani Settlements Across Europe: Environmental Racism And Disinvestment. This report sheds light on the situation of Roma living in substandard Romani settlements (SRS), one of the most unacceptable forms of discrimination and exclusion of Roma communities across…

How can CDWD contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? Here’s how

How can CDWD contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals? Here’s how

Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) refers to a form of social stratification and exclusion prevalent in many societies worldwide. CDWD primarily manifests in societies where individuals are categorised into hierarchical groups based on their ancestry, occupation, or birth, often referred to as castes or descent-based groups. Affecting over 270 million people worldwide, which…

Fight against caste-based discrimination in The Gambia: A tale of repression of and resistance by the Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent

Fight against caste-based discrimination in The Gambia: A tale of repression of and resistance by the Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent

In the long-standing resistance against a socially stratified society in the West Africa region, and particularly in the Upper River Region (URR) of The Gambia, a legal case and the following High Court judgement brought to light the persistence of caste practices and associated discrimination based on work and descent in the region.  Case Citation:…

Landmark report unveils challenges Faced by Asia-based CDWDs, proposes extensive policy changes

Landmark report unveils challenges Faced by Asia-based CDWDs, proposes extensive policy changes

Asia has the largest number of DWD communities globally. The Asian continent accounts for more than three-quarters of the total number of Communities Discriminated on Work and Descent (CDWD) in the world. The report consolidates detailed information, analysis, and viewpoints currently available on the rights and entitlements of CDWD.

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…

Communautés discriminées sur la base du travail et de l’ascendance en Afriqueet statut de l’esclavage moderne

Communautés discriminées sur la base du travail et de l’ascendance en Afriqueet statut de l’esclavage moderne

Les Communautés victimes de discrimination fondée sur le travail et l’ascendance (CDWD selon l’accronyme anglais) sont opprimées par une discrimination basé sur la profession ou la caste, et sont souvent contraintes à des conditions d’esclavage traditionnel ou moderne ou de travail forcé.  En outre, les CDWD sont confrontées à des formes extrêmes d’isolement et de…