Dalit Women

Tej Kaur, a Dalit Sikh who took a loan of Rs 10,000 for medical expenses 30 years ago is still repaying the loan by working as a goha kura wali (dung scavenger) in Mansa, Punjab.\ All Photos by Jigyasa Mishra

‘We Live, Work In Filth And Are Treated Like Filth:’ Punjab’s Dalit Women Caught In Cycle Of Bonded Work

Mansa, Punjab: Tej Kaur, a Dalit Sikh , has been cleaning and collecting cow dung for 30 years. Her walk is steady but the strain and struggle of …

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Illustration of Meena Kotwal by Siddhesh Gautam

“If something happens to me, Hindutva outfits responsible”: A Dalit Woman Journalist Receives Death Threats

New Delhi: “You will suffer the same fate as Gauri Lankesh,”  Meena Kotwal, a Dalit woman journalist and founder of the media platform The Mooknayak ,was …

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Baluben Makwana along with the women of the Jai Bhim Mahila Kheti Sahakari Mandali, the Dalit women’s collective fighting for land rights / Aarefa Johari

A Dalit women’s collective is fighting for the land it toils on, In Gujarat

Mumbai: Around 400 metres off the Gujarat state highway near Vautha village, along the snake-like curves of the Sabarmati river, lie nearly a hundred acres of …

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