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19 / 07 / 17
The caste system is deeply entrenched in many parts of India with lower caste groups facing discrimination, social restrictions, violence and abuse. The Arunthathiyar are regarded as the lowest of all castes, known as the ‘Dalit among Dalits’ or the ‘untouchables’. They are compelled by their status and extreme poverty to carry out the most menial and shunned jobs such…
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Children at EveryChild Activity Centre rescued from spinning mills
Surya and Bhuvana are 14-year old girls from the Dalit caste or the “Untouchables” living in Western Tamil Nadu. Discrimination, crippling poverty and family debt meant that Surya and Bhuvana were forced to work at a nearby spinning mill, making yarn for export. Like girls in all these factories, they were paid nothing upfront or while they worked. If girls…
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Children at EveryChild Activity Centre rescued from spinning mills