Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Caste Discrimination

I am still reading Untouchables: one family’s triumph over the caste system in modern India by Narendra Jadhav.

Although discrimination based on caste is illegal in India, the struggle continues for those in the lower castes who want good jobs and education. READ MORE.

It just so happens something big is happening in India in regard to affirmative action. The debate and protests going on has to do with quotas versus scholarhips. READ MORE

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