The Plight of Indian Dalits: An overview of Culture and Prejudice

The word Dalit means ‘trampled upon/ oppressed’. The term was first coined by Mahatma Jatirao Phule (1827-1890), a social reformer in Maharashtra, to describe the oppressed condition of the ‘untouchables’ and ‘outcastes’ of Western.[1] Dalits reside all over the world and are recognised by the global community as well. According to the Indian Sociologists, theContinue reading “The Plight of Indian Dalits: An overview of Culture and Prejudice”

The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India

The first thing that coursebooks teach a child is that there are two types of genders, i.e., male and female. This is where the roots of the problem lie. A child is taught since the beginning that there are only two genders, so when he/she grows up, it becomes really difficult to give up onContinue reading “The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India”