Navsarjan Trust releases study on untouchability in Gujarat

Navsarjan Trust, together with RFK Center for Justice & Human Rights, have published a study that describes the prevalence of untouchability practices in Gujarat, based on research in 1589 villages. Click for the report itself as well as media reports. The study was released at an event in Ahmedabad on  January 27, 2010, which was attended by the media and prominent figures. News links:

1. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Vibrant-Gujarat-98-Dalits-have-to-drink-tea-in-separate-cups/articleshow/5312335.cms

2. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/No-temple-entry-for-dalits-in-Gujarat/articleshow/5308970.cms

3. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Dalit-kids-shamed-at-mid-day-meals/articleshow/5316960.cms

4. http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report_untouchability-is-still-practised-in-swarnim-gujarat-report_1340086

5. http://ibnlive.in.com/news/survey-shows-untouchability-still-rampant-in-gujarat/109356-3.html

For full PDF version of the report click HERE

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