The horrific details came to light after the survivor narrated her ordeal to a child counselling centre.
“It triggered hate on a scale I’d never imagined. On Instagram, the hate in the form of slurs and abuses was so much I had to deactivate my account for a week.”
When Sujatha Gidla, the first Indian woman to conduct in the NYC subway, got sick, it was just one more time she grappled with inequality.
My Scheduled Caste identity has been like a placard hanging around my neck, making me an easy target for ridicule and even hatred among upper-caste friends and colleagues.
As dozens of journalists arrive in the nondescript village in north India, there’s growing concern about the impact of media intrusion on the victim’s family.
Uttar Pradesh state police rushed to cremate the body of the victim without the family’s consent and insist the woman was not raped.
The victim in the Hathras case belonged to the Dalit community, considered lowest in the caste hierarchy.
Members of a scheduled caste were barred from entering barbershops in a village in the southern Indian state of Kerala. A government-run salon is changing that.
Activists say that the pandemic has seen an increase in violence against Dalits in India.
The pride parade in Patna on July 14 had to swap the Pride Flag for the Transgender Pride Flag, but hundreds of people showed up to support the queer community.
"These changes must be accepted by the elders and this change is infact good for the society in rooting out the caste system."