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Gujarati vigilante violence on Dalits sparks protest

The abused caste often lives in anguish, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 22 10:32:23 2016
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Reduced to immediate identity

Being born among this caste often means discrimination from the very moment of birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dalits and Adivasis protest their unequal share in 2016 budget

The new scheme lacks understanding and will continue to marginalize the most vulnerable, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines. Read her first post here.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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 Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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 Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No candle-lit vigils for raped and murdered girls

Mari Marcel Thekaekera blames caste prejudice for a lack of outrage in India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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