#DalitWomenFight against Caste-Based Violence- United Nations Human Rights Council 38 on 21st June 2018, 12:00 – 13.30 at Room XXVII, Palais de Nations, Geneva
At the UNHRC 38, #DalitWomenFight against Caste-Based Violence on 21st June 2018, activists from India released a campaign video and a report :‘Voices against Caste Impunity: Narratives of Dalit women in India’. The campaign has presented barriers to justice encountered by survivors and their families through witness accounts of few cases from Haryana and Rajasthan. The event presented before the international human rights community about the unchallenged state impunity in India, challenges and proposed strategies for the way forward.
The event attempted to locate new footholds for Dalit women to actively engage and build pressure within the UN system.