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IDSN Annual Report 2011 released

The IDSN Annual Report 2011 sums up the many positive developments in the struggle to end caste discrimination that the year has brought and outlines some of the remaining challenges that will keep us all engaged in this struggle for many years to come. It describes key developments within IDSN’s United Nations, European Union, private sector and networking and communication work as well as organisational information. In addition, it presents analyses and descriptions of the 2011 situation in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan and describes the work of Dalit Solidarity Networks in European countries.

The report also includes a summary of IDSN’s milestone event in 2011, the International Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination: Good Practices and Strategies to Eliminate Caste-Based Discrimination. Read the full report here:

Report and Compilation of Good Practices from the International Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination

The report is an outcome of the International Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination: Good practices and strategies to eliminate caste discrimination by governments, civil society, national & international institutions and agencies held in November 2011, in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The report supplements the Declaration, Global Call and Recommendations that were released on the final day of the consultation.

Part I  of the report is a summary of the of the key issues, progress and main challenges discussed at the consultation, in relation to the seven themes of the consultation.

Part II of the report is a compilation of good practices, including cases presented at the consultation and cases submitted in advance of the consultation as a result of IDSN's open call for cases. These cases have been summarised and ordered into thematic categories. Part II features a linked overview of all cases on page 25.

Finally the report also includes links to the Declaration, Global Call and Recommendations; the Consultation Programme; the List of Participants; and a Gallery of photos from the Consultation. Read the full report here: .

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