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Indian writer Mari Marcel Thekaekara was in Britain during the elections, and writes her impression of...

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From a conference on dalit discrimination in London comes a message to Pope Francis, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara...

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Over 20 years after Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s exposé of dalit manual scavenging, somebody might finally be...

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The country’s ‘national shame’ has long plagued the majority of its people, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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*Durga Sob*, founder of the Feminist Dalit Organization, is fighting discrimination in Nepal.

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