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Pink pistols to see off rapists? Don’t make me laugh

Mari Marcel Thekaekera on why niche marketing of a dinky revolver might not be the answer to sexual violence against women in India.…

  • Thu Jan 30 09:31:00 2014
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The world is looking at caste discrimination, finally

The recent EU vote gives hope that the human rights of Dalit groups will no longer be ignored, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Oct 11 12:34:00 2013
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Should martyrdom ever be glorified?

Mari Marcel Thekaekara argues that life is more valuable than the political statements made by the ultimate form of protest.…

  • Fri Sep 27 10:32:00 2013
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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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Some rapes are more newsworthy than others in India

A handful of cases attract international attention yet crimes against Dalit women go unreported, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Tue Sep 3 10:41:00 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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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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Poor Indian kids checkmating the odds

One man’s drive to teach dalit children chess is putting pride back into a community, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Jun 7 11:37:00 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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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines…

  • Tue Jan 25 04:55:00 2011
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