oppression

Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

August 3, 2016

A Dalit youth who consumed poison in protest against thrashing of men from his community in Una, Gujarat, died on Sunday, intensifying the anger of thousands of others who vowed not to take away the carcasses of dead animals till the atrocities by the self-proclaimed cow protecto...

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« L’impôt sur la poitrine» de Travancore

« L’impôt sur la poitrine» de Travancore

March 14, 2016

La Journée internationale des femmes est célébrée chaque année le 8 mars. Mais il n’y a pas de jour particulier pour rappeler leur lutte pour l’égalité et la dignité, à travers les siècles. Il y a plus de 200 ans, Nangeli, une pauvre femme de caste inférieu...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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