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A Bhopal-based project is working with persecuted denotified tribes to bring in much-needed legal interventions
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A Bhopal-based project is working with persecuted denotified tribes to bring in much-needed legal interventions

The Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project (CPAProject) is a research and litigation intervention against criminalisation of communities and on decarceration. Their new initiative is aimed at denotified tribes, as well as other communities that are similarly persecuted and stigmatised by the criminal justice system.

In the nomadic Kanjarbhat community, a group of activists are quietly leading a campaign against 'virginity tests'
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In the nomadic Kanjarbhat community, a group of activists are quietly leading a campaign against 'virginity tests'

In the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report

Maharashtra govt reaches out to backward classes ahead of 2019 polls, okays schemes worth Rs 736 cr
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Maharashtra govt reaches out to backward classes ahead of 2019 polls, okays schemes worth Rs 736 cr

Maharashtra Cabinet approved several schemes worth Rs 736 crores for backward classes, including financial support in the forms of the individual loan, group loan and interest subvention to OBCs, SCs and STs

In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground
Firstpost Ground Report

In the Kanjarbhat community, a campaign against 'virginity tests' is slowly gaining ground

In the Kanjarbhat community, a bride must submit to a 'virginity test' on the night of her wedding. But a campaign spearheaded by the community's youth is hoping to put an end to the practice | A ground report | <a href="<?php echo get_permalink(); ?>"> Read More...</a>

Persecuted for being Pardhi: Members of this denotified tribe battle bias, daily harassment
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Persecuted for being Pardhi: Members of this denotified tribe battle bias, daily harassment

Members of the Pardhi tribe in Bhopal have seen little change in circumstances four months after a woman from the tribe immolated herself allegedly due to police harassment