While the Constitution bans untouchability and caste discrimination, it remains a social reality and reports and anecdotes from time to show it.
The Seattle City Council in Washington state of the United States became the first in the country last month to specifically ban caste-based discrimination. Here is all you need to know about the law.
In her recent speech, Kshama Sawant, the Indian-American socialist politician who pushed the caste discrimination ordinance passed by the Seattle local government last week, alleged that caste discrimination is prevalent in...
A United Nations report in 2016 said at least 250 million people worldwide still face caste discrimination in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Pacific regions, as well as in various diaspora communities
The Seattle legislation on caste dicrimination would have no impact in making any of the existing laws in India more effective than before. Although this legislation and its provisions seem strong on paper, societal morality...
In February, Seattle became the first city in the United States to pass a law banning caste discrimination. The legislation will recognise caste as a unique basis of discrimination, similar to race or gender
While exclusively talking to Outlook, the Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant says, 'the reason it is such a historic victory is that it goes directly in the face of Hindu right-wing'.
Indian-American socialist politician Kshama Sawant pushed the caste discrimination ordinance passed by the Seattle local government last week. It's the first such legal provision in the United States.
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