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Press Release – MSW Adivasi student files FIR against Teacher for discrimination #Chhattisgarh

Subject: Complaint on the issue of Humiliation and Purposive Discrimination on the grounds of Adivasi Identity. Respected Sir/Madam, With great agony and pain this is to bring to your kind notice that that I Naveen Kumar Tigga, S/O Mele Tigga… Continue Reading →

#India – For women, more education means salary discrimination at work #Vaw #WTFnews

Chitra Unnithan, TNN | Nov 3, 2013, AHMEDABAD: The more educated a woman, the higher the salary discrimination she faces at work, says a recent study by a faculty member of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A). While women… Continue Reading →

#India – Caste Based Harassment at Indian Insitute of Tropical Meteorology,Maharashtra #mustread

  From,   Mr. Kirankumar Premchand Johare   Address: IITM Colony, Type 3/6, Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune 411008                             Date:   26/09/2013                 To,   Chief Minister of Maharashtra,   Maharashtra State, Mantralaya, Mumbai,       Subject… Continue Reading →

What makes caste a global human rights issue ? #mustread

A Conversation With: Human Rights Activist Rikke Nöhrlind By MALAVIKA VYAWAHARE Courtesy of International Dalit Solidarity NetworkRikke Nöhrlind, coordinator of International Dalit Solidarity Network. On Thursday, the European Parliament, which consists of elected representatives from the 28 member countries of the European… Continue Reading →

#India – Dalit Woman in #Canada cannot escape sting of Caste System #Racism #WTFnews #mustread

‘We are zero’: Immigrant says she can’t escape sting of India’s caste system, even in Canada 10/10/2013 Arlen Redekop/Postmedia News/FilesAmong people of her own heritage, Kamlesh Ahir‘s last name brands her as a dalit, the people formerly called untouchables. VANCOUVER —… Continue Reading →

Prabhjot Singh, Sikh Professor, Responds To # HateCrime Attack With ‘Gratitude’ #mustread

A Stranger on Lenox Avenue By MANAN AHMED ASIF, Nytimes Michael Appleton for The New York Times   Prabhjot Singh, an assistant professor of international affairs at Columbia University, at a press conference in New York on Monday. On the evening of Sept…. Continue Reading →

#India – Misogyny, Rape and Medicine #Vaw #mustread

Close encounters with doctors BY Kalpish Ratna . Open Magazine  (Photo: MARTIN LLADÓ/GETTY IMAGES) What is it we talk about when we talk about rape? Perhaps, now is the time for each of us to ask ourselves this question. A national opera… Continue Reading →

Virginity still a test of purity for many men – The vagina epilogue #SundayReading

Many men still believe the frontier of purity lies inside the woman’s body. Where does that leave the idea of women having control over their own bodies? Urvashi Butalia,Livemint Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint Some 35 years ago, the British immigration authorities… Continue Reading →

When a bikini is ‘culturally insensitive’ and a private swimming pool in a school is not #mustread

Nivedita Menon  Published: Sat, Aug 10 2013. 12 06 AM IST, Livemint Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint Dear N, Something has been troubling me. In our school, a lot of people from the nearby village work as gardeners, housekeepers, maids and watchmen. Now,… Continue Reading →

The Troubled Beautiful Minds of India #Sundayreading

Author(s): Vibha Varshney , Kundan Pandey  Aug 15, 2013 |  Down to Erath They are there—each residential area has its mentally disturbed people; each family has anecdotes of crazy relatives. Nobody wants to acknowledge them. As pressures of life grow, so do troubles of… Continue Reading →

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