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Anti-rape protest held outside Indian High Commission in London

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 22:47

Hundreds of members of UK-based South Asian women`s rights organisations and anti-caste discrimination groups protested outside the Indian High Commission here against a spate of rape cases in India.

Over 260 mn victims of caste-based discrimination

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 21:03

More than 260 million people across the world are still victims of human rights abuses due to caste-based discrimination.

UK set to outlaw caste discrimination

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 20:33

Caste discrimination is to be outlawed in the UK, as the government on Tuesday took a U-turn after its policy was rejected by the House of Lords for a second time, bringing much cheer to about 400,000 Dailts in the country.

Hindu groups clash over anti-caste discrimination law

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 22:02

As the House of Commons is set to vote on a controversial amendment tomorrow to include caste among other forms of discrimination, Hindu groups here are divided on its impact on the diaspora.

Caste discrimination exists in UK: Govt report

Last Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010, 16:39

The Equalities Act 2010 specifically mentions caste under the section Race.

UK`s House of Lords clears measure to end caste prejudice

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 31, 2010, 20:36

In a "historic" step, British Parliament has moved closer to amending equality laws to declare as illegal caste-based discrimination, which is also prevalent in India, after the House of Lords cleared the measure.