April 2012

Manual Scavengers forced to work without Safety Gear

 
/ April 26, 2012

Dalits are made to clean the Uyyakondan canal without any safety gears in the city of Trichy in Tamil Nadu. They are forced to clean...

No social life for a low caste Harijan

 
/ April 25, 2012

A low caste Harijan belonging to the cobbler caste is being looked down upon as low and undignified by the rest of the residents in...

Burial ground of Dalits snatched by upper caste

 
/ April 24, 2012

Untouchability stands alive in the burial grounds of this village. The crematorium of the Dalits(lower caste) was illegally occupied by the higher caste because of...

Untouchability: Mid-wives excluded from celebrations

 
/ April 24, 2012

Most midwives in India belong to the Dalit community. Once the child is born, however, the touch of a midwife is deemed unacceptable to the...