IT Ministry is now working on a plan to train dalit women in running common services centres in villages that have major population of the community, telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.
Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh and Lord Meghnad Desai also expressed their concern over various issues related to women.
Educating Dalit women is the most important way to empower them and reduce many social evils, Women and Child Development Min Krishna Tirath said.
Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday took up the cause of night soil carriers-- mostly dalit women-- vowing to end the scourge of manual scavenging through social security programmes.
Two dalit women were allegedly gangraped by four men in a village here, police said on Friday.
Two Dalit women have alleged
they were beaten up by policemen and forced to vacate their
hutments in Indirapuram area.
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