Police raided the home of Preethy Shekhar supposedly over her participation in an unemployment protest in 2013
The Women March for Change that was held in Delhi on April 4 sent out a message to the Indian government that polarization in the name of religion was unacceptable. Similar marches will be held in 100 locations across India
Manual Scavenging is actually ‘progeny of caste violence’ in Indian society. In the past two years, at least one manual scavenger died every five days while cleaning sewers.
The ‘job’ overwhelmingly employes members of the oppressed Dalit communities (mostly from Valmiki caste), who are often forced to become manual scavengers due to lack of employment opportunities and systemic discrimination.