Archive for March, 2013

SIDDHARTH KARA is a former investment banker turned award-winning author and an expert on forced labour. He holds a dual appointment at Harvard University’s FXB Centre for Health and Human Rights and at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. His new book, “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia”, is the […]

The House of Lords in the UK has voted to outlaw caste discrimination among South Asians, a move hailed by activists as a major step in combating the social menace. Discrimination on the grounds of caste should be outlawed in the UK, peers said as they defeated the government in a vote in the upper […]