Videos

Dalit Hymn

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Approximately 250 million Indians (a full 25% of the population), are Dalit. In a country where everybody is supposed to have equal rights and opportunities, one out of four people is condemned to be untouchable.

Music by Caedmon’s Call

 

Day in the Life of an Untouchable Sweeper

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This is the daily life of one of India’s “sweepers:” people who collect feces day in and day out. This woman is a Dalit, one of India’s Untouchables. There are millions like her across India.

 

Free the Dalits

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A small glimpse at the things that we as free people, take for granted.

 

I’m Dalit. how are you?

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160 million people in India are born outside the four castes of the Varna system – the oldest surviving social hierarchy of the world.

They are called the “untouchables”

They themselves have chosen the name DALITS (broken people).

Infos: http://www.idsn.org – International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN)

 

Manual Scavengers, Victims of Caste Pyramid

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The focus on this 30 Minutes is perhaps the most degrading practice of 21st century in India – a practice that deprives thousands of their fundamental right to live with dignity.

 

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