#DalitGlobalConference – Post Event Press Release

Historic Dalit Conference Endorses Global Dalit Rights Declaration and Establishes Greater Solidarity With African American Leaders and Activists Washington, D.C. (March 24, 2015) – The International Commission for Dalit Rights (ICDR) and the Global Conference Organizing Committee successfully convened the 1st Global Conference on Defending Dalit Rights this past week at Trinity Washington University in … Read more…

ICDR President DB Sagar’s Statement at UN Vision 2030 Meeting

Second Round Intergovernmental Negotiations on Post-2015 Development Agenda Trusteeship Council Chamber at UN Headquarters in New York Thursday, February 19, 2015 (Statement made by Dil Bishwakarma, known as DB Sagar, Founder and President, International Commission for Dalit Rights) Co-facilitators Ambassador Kamau and Ambassador Donoghue, Excellencies, my fellow colleagues: It is my honor to be here. … Read more…

ICDR Applauds President Obama

ICDR Applauds President Obama for Raising Dalit Rights as Inherent Human Dignity Washington, D.C. (January 31, 2015) – International Commission for Dalit Rights’ (ICDR) President Mr. DB Sagar applauded U.S. President Obama for recognizing Dalit Rights as the ‘fundamental freedom and inherent dignity of (every) human being’, and raising the issue of curbing Caste and … Read more…

Caste Freedom Index’s national workshop hosted in Nepal

Kathmandu, Nov 13, 2014: The ICDR Nepal office hosted a Two-day national workshop on Caste Freedom Index (CFI) in Nepal on Nov. 12-13, 2014 to identify and prioritize issues relating to caste-based discrimination, and beginning development of a survey instrument. The specific objectives are: a) Achieve consensus on the conceptual scope of the CFI matrix … Read more…