04 Mar Guest Post by Sarah Davison-Tracy on Her Future Coalition “The Untouchables”
The Untouchables by Sarah Davison-Tracy.
Guest post for Her Future Coalition:
Caste and Human Trafficking
Caste discrimination affects an estimated 260 million people worldwide, the vast majority of whom live in South Asia. Within the caste system, the Dalits or untouchables are believed to be inherently impure, such that it is unacceptable to be in close physical proximity with them. Touching anything they may have touched or walking on a path where they may have walked is believed to contaminate or pollute someone of a higher caste…