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A three-month-long fellowship program seeks to create a space for Dalit women and queer writers
Arts & Culture

A three-month-long fellowship program seeks to create a space for Dalit women and queer writers

Through the course of the fellowship, Dalit women and queer journalists and writers will be mentored regularly, earn a generous stipend and work on myriad topics ranging from caste, gender and sexuality to environment, health, art and culture.

Dalit Women in Politics: Gowthama Meena on why it must be the Savarnas to disenchant privileges, annihilate caste system
India

Dalit Women in Politics: Gowthama Meena on why it must be the Savarnas to disenchant privileges, annihilate caste system

'Why do Dalit votes remain as a mere political plank for power groups like DMK to gain political capital?' asks Meena.

Dalit Women in Politics: Semmalar Jebaraj on the need to politicise, unite people to annihilate caste
India

Dalit Women in Politics: Semmalar Jebaraj on the need to politicise, unite people to annihilate caste

The annihilation of caste is only possible when we include Dalit men and non-Dalit women, who have given up their Brahmimical mindset, said Semmalar Jebaraj

#MeToo Conversations: Divya Kandukuri, Nidhi Goyal discuss the need for inclusivity and how to ensure it
India

#MeToo Conversations: Divya Kandukuri, Nidhi Goyal discuss the need for inclusivity and how to ensure it

In this #MeToo Conversation, the panelists discuss what are the issues marginalised women face and how they must occupy a more equal place in the movement

Sexual harassment an everyday affair at work for Punjab's Dalit women, humiliation part of the job
India

Sexual harassment an everyday affair at work for Punjab's Dalit women, humiliation part of the job

Punjab is known for its rich cultural heritage and lifestyle, but the condition of Dalit women in several parts of the state is not common knowledge.

Dalit History Month: Faced with dual discrimination for being Dalit and women, how three women are rising against prejudices
India

Dalit History Month: Faced with dual discrimination for being Dalit and women, how three women are rising against prejudices

Uttar Pradesh, as the front-runner of crimes both against women and Dalits, according to the National Crime Records Bureau, is an ugly embodiment of this double whammy situation – being Dalit and woman.

Wild Hair and Mad Dalit Women
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Wild Hair and Mad Dalit Women

I had just been looking in all the wrong place for answers but as it turns out — Dalit women have always had answers to these questions. Women with loud and vulgar laughter who, like their hair, are mad and untameable — always do.

Dalit women in UP's Saharanpur announce embracing Buddhism, allege police excesses
India

Dalit women in UP's Saharanpur announce embracing Buddhism, allege police excesses

The women had gathered in Rampur Maniharan area where they staged a demonstration for over two hours.

Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits more
India

Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits more

India's worst drought in decades is hurting women and lower-caste Dalits disproportionately, with impacts ranging from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution, activists say.