The EU needs to take a much more robust stand on caste discrimination, severely affecting the human rights of 260 million people globally. We must take action through our External Action Service – they need to make caste discrimination a priority. We are concluding a free trade agreement with India and we must include a clause on caste discrimination. This was my plea at the European Parliament hearing on caste discrimination, held Monday 28th February.

Caste discrimination, which exis...

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