The events that have unfolded over the past eight years in Mahan have been controversial from the word go
136 houses were broken and almost all residents were forced onto the streets. Most didnâ€™t even get the time to pack up their most essential belongings.
"Does being Dalit mean that my family deserves no justice?â€
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It is the person from the village itself who will examine the school and share its story: whatâ€™s working, what isnâ€™t and what needs to be done
She was raped while grazing her cattle one afternoon. The men from the higher Gujjar caste threatened her and her husband into silence.
"In the uphill task that is putting an end to untouchability, these small victories give us hope to carry on "
The family was eventually forced to arrange for a private vehicle to take them to a private clinic in Madhupur. The baby Amna delivered was stillborn.
â€œWhy am I told that to be raped is to lose my dignity? Why is it that I am the one to lose face after being raped?
Rape will not stop until you stop thinking of my body as an object. It will not stop until you stop telling me what I should do and what I should think.
What do a teacher, cultural activist and human rights worker have in common? They can all be branded anti-state elements and be jailed.
These videos tells you straight from the kids if the â€˜progressiveâ€™ Right To Education Act has done more good or any good at all to help these children learn
â€œWe will fight for our lands till we die. It will be easier for the company to take over when we are dead. Anyway the government does not value life hereâ€
The hand pump in the school had not been functional since the past 4 months, and students had only two options to get drinking water- one
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â€œThere is so much empty land in the neighborhood but I donâ€™t understand why they always pick the land owned by Dalits and Tribals,â€
When a thirsty youth drank water from a pot meant for other castes, the reaction was immediate and brutal. He was abused, assaulted and his hands were chopped off.
Once the child is born however, the touch of a midwife is deemed unacceptable to the mother and child.
have a look at this system being practiced in the temple where resides the creator of both "upper" and "lower" caste human beings.
The saddest part is that even kids of this place know that for some reason, their touch can make others dirty.
Carrying away and disposing the rotting carcasses of dead animals is exclusively a 'Dalit' job.