Human Rights for India's Dalit Community

by ANTHRA

Summary

Empowering Dalit communities through strengthening livestock as a livelihood base. Fighting discrimination through building the skills and knowledge base of Dalit communities.
$300.00
total raised
0
donors
0
monthly donors
13
years active

Challenge

1)Dalit communities have been denied access to technical & vocational skills, resources & knowledge pertaining to their role in livestock production.2)Dalit communities are exposed to numerous zoonotic diseases such as Anthrax , in their work of carcass disposal, which are a major threat to their lives. There is great need to document this info. in-depth & provide necessary support to Dalit comunities. Beneficiaries include Dalit men & women from 3 districts of Andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra.

Solution

Training and capacity building, developing a database of zoonotic diseases the Dalit are exposed to advocacy with government

Long-Term Impact

To document the relationship of Dalit comm. & livestock rearing; Identify constraints experienced by them vis-a-vis livestock production in the wider context of discrimination/access to natural resources; Develop strategies to address these problems

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.anthra.org
June 2002 Issue on Wasteland Development

Organization Information

ANTHRA

Location: Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh - India
Website: http:/​/​www.anthra.org

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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