UNDROP’s implementation depends on strength of local rural people’s movement

Statement by the People’s Coalition on Food Sovereignty (PCFS), which is involved in studying studying, analyzing and advocating the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in the Rural Areas (UNDROP), on UNDROP's anniversary: On 18 December 2018, the 73rd United Nations (UN) General Assembly Session in New York adopted the … Continue reading UNDROP’s implementation depends on strength of local rural people’s movement

Untouchability wall in Mettupalayam: Segregating SC/MBCs from caste Hindus

By Dr Ravichandran Bathran* At the outset, untouchability or caste is never an issue until it takes lives. Similarly, the wall is in discussion, also, only due to the lives it took. The collapse of the 20 feet high and 80 feet long wall in #Nadoor, a small village situated in Mettupalayam, has attracted a … Continue reading Untouchability wall in Mettupalayam: Segregating SC/MBCs from caste Hindus