Caste Discrimination

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“Caste Aside” is a documentary about caste based discrimination that affects millions of people worldwide; it also explores the pros and cons of the UK Government public caste consultation and its potential effects on equality law and our society.St Anselm's parish Southall, in partnership with the Christian Network Against Caste Discrimination (CNACD of which Fr Gerard Mitchell SJ is the Chair) and Voice of Dalit International (VODI), will be hosting a screening of this documentaryThere will...
A two-day conference will take place in central London next month to reflect on the discrimination that people in or from the Indian sub-continent experience because of their caste and what a Christian response to the Dalits or outcasts might be. Last January, to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Churches Together in Southall, Middlesex, gathered in St Anselm's Catholic Church for a Service that had been prepared in India for use throughout the world. The theme of the Week of...