Stories Tagged 'Untouchability'
The so-called ‘lower-caste Dalits’ of Olani Village in Godavari Municipality, Kailali, cannot use the same water tap or well as that of the ‘upper-caste Dalits’. Separate wells have been constructed for the upper and lower caste Dalits in the village.full story »
Homestays have become a common sight in rural Nepal—tourists pay to spend a few nights with locals in their homes, eating what they eat, living how they live. But in Vyas Municipality of Tanahu district, there is a homestay with a difference—this institution is run completely by Dalits, a group once considered ‘untouchable’.full story »