Tag: dalit

Rape and other atrocities against Dalits: Why the road to justice is difficult

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 04, 2020) From trouble with registering FIRs and hostile panchayats to long court delays, Dalit women face several...

A better work environment for sanitation workers requires mechanisation, better gear and bigger private play

In the wreckage that the novel coronavirus is leaving in its wake, there has been an unexpected social benefit. Hundreds of thousands of sanitation workers...

Month before Harthas, Centre asked states to guard against inhuman treatment of SC/STs

NEW DELHI: A month and half before the Hathras incident, the Centre had asked states to set up a “response mechanism” to promptly deal with...