Dalits
Activist’s house raided in Mumbai after organizing event on lynching

Police raided the home of Preethy Shekhar supposedly over her participation in an unemployment protest in 2013

“If women will not rise, oppression will”: hundreds march against Modi in India

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: India’s Dirty Secret

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.

Death in India’s sewers: Deceased manual scavengers’ kin protest, demand justice

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.

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