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Does anyone give a s**t?

A new bill in India aimed at protecting manual cleaners of human excrement needs to translate into political action, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Sep 13 11:47:00 2013
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Britain moves a step closer to combating caste

Mari Marcel Thekaekara congratulates the country’s Dalit community on finally winning legal protection against discrimination.…

  • Fri Apr 26 07:46:00 2013
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The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Nov 29 11:20:00 2012
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Can Bollywood shatter India’s caste system?

India’s leading film star Aamir Khan is shining a light on tough social issues and the country is taking notice, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 13 11:42:00 2012
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon May 21 09:25:00 2012
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Some thoughts on becoming a woman in India

In some Indian communities a girl's first period is treated with great fanfare, in others it is a carefully kept secret, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri May 11 06:17:00 2012
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There's no escaping racism in India

Prejudice against inter-state and foreign migrants is on the rise, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jun 3 04:13:00 2011
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World Development book case study: the dalit minority in India

World Development book case study: the dalit minority in India …

  • Mon May 9 10:53:00 2011
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Mari Marcel Thekaekara

She writes on human rights issues.…

  • Thu Jul 1 03:00:00 2010
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U R Ananthamurthy

U R Ananthamurthy…

  • Thu Jul 1 03:00:00 2010
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