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Hindus: Do We Have A Caste Problem? (Video-BBC)
This documentary examines the ways in which caste discrimination manifests itself in the UK within Asian diaspora communities and the impact of caste-based exclusion on members of these communities. The video follows Parle Patel, a young British Hindu and popular YouTuber, as he interviews members of his community to get to the bottom of whether the UK has a caste problem.
caste  diaspora  diasporakey  UK  2019  BBC  press_global  video 
12 weeks ago by idsn
BBC Asian Network debate on caste legislation in the UK « DSN-UK
BBC Asian Network’s host of the Big Debate, Nomia Iqbal, led a live debate on the caste legislation in the UK. Satpal Muman, Chair of CasteWatch UK and Satish Sharma, from the National Council of Hindu Temples, were in the studio and DSN-UK Director, Meena Varma called in.
Dalit  caste  discrimination  southasia  bbc  UK  ukkey  dsnuk  legislation  2017  press  press_global  diaspora 
april 2017 by idsn
Japan's hidden caste of untouchables - BBC News
Japan has a reputation of being a homogeneous, mostly harmonious society. There are few foreigners, linguistic differences are rare and on the surface class distinctions are largely absent. But, as Mike Sunda discovered, there is one, often hidden, exception: Japan's untouchables.
japan  buraku  2015  press  bbc  press_global  untouchability  caste 
november 2015 by idsn
The spread of caste discrimination? (BBC News - Louise Stewart blog)
"Desraj Bunger a leader in the Guru Ravidass Sabha UK Community says the government must take action.He said: "The caste problems we're having in this country have followed us from India... our government needs to support us because we're desperately in need of their help."
press  2014  bbc  caste  uk  diaspora  dalit 
october 2014 by idsn
Press Clippings – HRC26 side-event on ‘Caste-based violence against women’
The Global news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) covered the event – their story has been copied and brought by many different international media outlets. The BBC and Le Temps also did specific stories where they interviewed Manjula Pradeep. Other news outlets also adapted stories from the joint Human
Rights Watch/ IDSN Press Release. This document contains a selection of links.
press  2014  hrc26  hrc  un  event  unsideevent  sideevent  bbc  rape  violence_against_women  caste  dalit  dalitwomenfight  women  press_global 
october 2014 by idsn
Global media outrage over rape and hanging of teenage girls in India
The case of the rape and hanging of two girls in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, has caused a global media storm of reports on rape and violence against women in India and the strong links to caste discrimination. Numerous stories have highlighted that India’s ‘rape culture’ and ‘culture of impunity’ will not end until caste discrimination is tackled head on. Leading Human Rights NGOs and the UN have also made statements.
india  idsnnews  idsn  news  caste  2014  rape  violence  violence_against_women  sexual_violence  gangrape  HRW  BBC  Reuters  Independent  NYTimes  dalit  amnesty  women  press_global 
october 2014 by idsn
Selected press clippings on the 2014 rape and hanging of two low caste girls in Uttar Pradesh
Selected press clippings on the - Global media outrage over rape and hanging of teenage girls in India: The case of the rape and hanging of two girls in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, has caused a global media storm of reports on rape and violence against women in India and the strong links to caste discrimination. Numerous stories have highlighted that India’s ‘rape culture’ and ‘culture of impunity’ will not end until caste discrimination is tackled head on. Leading Human Rights NGOs and the UN have also made statements.
2014  press  india  rape  violence  violence_against_women  sexual_violence  gangrape  caste  HRW  BBC  Reuters  Independent  NYTimes  dalit  amnesty  women  press_global 
october 2014 by idsn

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