Urgent: Donate to ICDR Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund

On April 25, a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck an area of central Nepal. ICDR works directly with Dalit populations in Nepal, and throughout South Asia, and is asking for your immediate support by giving a donation that will help on-the-ground urgent relief efforts, and meet ongoing needs for the population.   Please click on … Read more…

Just Released: Dalit Rights Global Declaration 2015

The ICDR, on behalf of the Global Conference Organizing Committee and the honored delegates whom attended the 1st Global Conference on Defending Dalit Rights in Washington, D.C. in March 2015, is pleased to present the official Dalit Rights Global Declaration 2015 document, as endorsed by those in attendance for the Global Conference. To review this … Read more…

#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…

Announcing FRDM (Friends of the Dalit Movement)

Student FRDM Initiative Most U.S. universities and colleges have student clubs with a wide range of goals, e.g. Amnesty International to Ultimate Frisbee, targeting and impacting small or large local or global interests. Since 2006, International Commission for Dalit Rights (ICDR) has championed the great cause of addressing caste-based discrimination, and resulting inequalities, visited upon … 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…

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