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NCDHR appeals for a global convention against discrimination based on descent, work

by ragini — last modified 2014-08-11 14:00

Civil and human rights activists from across the globe reflected on the current status of various forms of discrimination in their countries at the recent Rainbow Push Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund International Convention in Chicago.

NCDHR appeals for a global convention against discrimination based on descent,work 

 

 

Annual_Conf Rainbow Push_30th June, 2014

 


Chicago: Civil and human rights activists from across the globe reflected on the current status of various forms of discrimination in their countries at the recent Rainbow Push Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund International Convention in Chicago. NCDHR general secretary Paul Divakar participated in the June 28-July 2 gathering themed, “A Quest For Equality and Peace.” Panelists explored the different forms of human rights violations based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, etc. During discussions on continued violence and denial of constitutional rights for Dalits in India, Divakar expressed  his dismay about the shocking lack of implementation of laws and appealed for a global convention against discrimination based on caste, work and descent. Dr Jesse Jackson, president of the Rainbow Coalition and leaders from around the world expressed their support and solidarity. 

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