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Support to work against discrimination

Many of the NHRF’s grantees work with groups facing multiple forms of discrimination based on their gender, caste, sexual orientation, ethnicity, and other diverse identities. Supporting marginalised groups to take the lead in their fight against discrimination is a core component of the NHRF’s work.

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Our life, our pride

The journey to fulfill the rights of LGBTIQ people in India has been a combination of legal battles, policy changes, and personal and collective journeys of assertion and solidarity. The communities' struggle for a caring, legitimate safe space in the society continues, and this year’s Pride Month is more important than ever.

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Supporting women workers in India

The NHRF's grantees in India empower women workers to advocate for and claim their rights to decent work and working conditions.

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Modern slavery in India: Patterns of patriarchy, politics, and “progress”

18 million people are currently living in modern forms of slavery in India. Read the blog about the issue, written by Anita Cheria and Winnu Das, which includes a brief checklist to stakeholders that wishes to engage in change.

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The International fight for gender equality and decent work in the context of COVID-19

On May 21 2021, the Norwegian Human Rights Fund and the Norwegian Confederation for Trade Unions (LO) organised a webinar exploring gender equality and workers rights and the impact of COVID-19.

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Caste-Hate Speech – A Culture of Silence and Violence

Caste-based discrimination affects more than 260 million Dalits worldwide. Caste-hate speech is currently on the rise across different social media platforms, and should be acknowledged as a specific form of hate.

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