Call to end untouchability in practice

  June 4, 2017 By: INSEC

The Dalit Citizen Society has appealed to all to end the prevalence of caste-based discrimination and untouchability in practice according to RSS.

Issuing a press statement today, the Society has urged all stakeholders to hold the government accountable and answerable to ensure human rights, proportional participation, inclusion, self-respect and social justice for Dalit community as per Nepal’s Commitment in the international community as well as amend the laws to end the caste-based discrimination and untouchability in practice.
The Society has also drawn serious attention of the national and international community to the serious violation of human rights, especially caste-based discrimination and untouchability adding such cases were on the rise even after 11 years of declaration of untouchability-free nation.
Likewise, the Society has said that lack of effective implementation of Caste-based Discrimination and Untouchability (Crime and Punishment) Act, 2068 BS was unfortunate though six years have already elapsed after the enforcement of the Act.

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