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21.07.2014 |

Farewell to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay29/06/14

A group of Dalit activists met Ms. Navi Pillay to express their gratitude for her unwavering commitment to support them in their struggle to end caste-based discrimination, during her tenure, which ends in August 2014.

The activists met with Ms. Pillay on the 17th of June in Geneva ahead of the UN HRC26 side-event on 'Caste-based violence against women'.

Manjula Pradeep presented Ms. Pillay with a scarf embroidered by a young Dalit woman and Asha Kowtal gives her a framed poster from the Dalti women’s self-respect march. Ms. Pillay was also presented with a card by the International Dalit Solidarity Network.