Publications

Dalits in Bangladesh: Life in Agonies & Deprivation: Series 3

This report contains the issue based briefing notes on Dalits in Bangladesh, their lives in agonies and deprivation. This report is published in 3 serieses. Series 3 includes  Forms of Untouchability towards Dalit, Political Empowerment of Dalit, Recognition of Dalit and Excluded Community, Reservation in Sweeping Profession: Reality and Challenges, Eviction of Dalit colonies: Threat of Existence of Dalit Habitation, Public awareness raising and elimination of discriminatory customs, Educational Development of Dalit: Introduce quota at all level of Education. 

Fact Finding Report 2013-15

BDERM and Nagorik Uddyog jointly conduct fact findings on volation of Dalit Rights. This report contains several fact finding cases occured within two years, from 2013-15. 

Dalits in Bangladesh: Life in Agonies & Deprivation: Series 2

This report contains the issue based briefing notes on Dalits in Bangladesh, their lives in agonies and deprivation. This report is published in 3 serieses. Series 2 includes children of Dalit community in Bangladesh: reality and way forward, access to basic health services for Dalits in Bangladesh, natural disaster and humaniterian assitance: status of Dalit, land rights and Dalit community in Bangladesh, livelihood and choice of occupation, access to justice and Dalit community, Dalit and media. 

DHRD Handbook

This book contains introduction to Dalit Human Rights Defender (DHRD) and guidelines for them. 

CSO Directory

This directory contains profile of Dalit led organizations along with other CSOs, forums and networks working for Dalit rights in Bangladesh. This directory will help wider stakeholders like government, non government organization, international community, donors and others to know details of the organizations working for promoting and protecting rights of Dalits in Bangladesh. 

WASH Report- Bangla

This report is a translated version of the publication 'Water, Sanitaiton and Hygience status of Dalits in Bangladesh

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene status of Dalits in Bangladesh

This report provides evidence of  WASH situaton of Dalits across the country, identfy gaps in policy measures and suggest possible ways forward to deal with the challenges of ensuring the right to a decent standard of living for Dalits. 

Education of Dalits in Bangladesh: Challenges and Prospects

This report is made with a view to understand the caste based discrimination against Dalits in Bangladesh in the context of Education. The report is the outcome of the study to explore discrimination on Dalit in accessing education, challenges faced by them and possible ways forward to ensure their inclusion in Education and it’s contribution towards achieving State’s goal, thereby.

Benchmarking the Draft UN Principles and Guidelines on the Elimination of (Caste) Discrimination based on Work and Descent

In 2009 UN formulated Principles and Guidelines for the Effective Elimination of Discrimination based on Work and Descent which provide a comprehensive framework of state obligations to remove caste-based discrimination. The guidelines provide a detailed outline of the ‘tasks to be done’ or ‘measures to be taken’ following the essence and spirit of human rights treaties and conventions under the auspices of the United Nations.

Joint UPR Submission THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION OF DALITS IN BANGLADESH

Bangladesh Dalit and Excluded Rights Movement (BDERM), Bangladesh Dalit and Excluded Women's Federation (BDEWF) and Human Rights organization Nagorik Uddyog in association with IDSN have jointly submitted the alternative thematic report on the human rights situation of Dalits in Bangladesh to the UN working group for the 16th Universal Periodic Review session scheduled for 22 April – 3 May 2013.

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