Caste

Caste is a form of social stratification characterized by endogamy, hereditary transmission of a style of life which often includes an occupation, ritual status in a hierarchy, and customary social interaction and exclusion based on cultural notions of purity and pollution. Its paradigmatic ethnographic example is the division of India's Hindu society into rigid social groups, with roots in India's ancient history and persisting to the present time. However, the economic significance of the caste system in India has been declining as a result of urbanization and affirmative action programs. A subject of much scholarship by sociologists and anthropologists, the …

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FORUM-Asia · 25 November 2021 English

criminalises non- government to repeal the law and that it has not c. [...] The victim’s to the upper caste Thakur community) arranged family claims that the police did not register their a rally seeking justice

to take action against perpetrators in light of caste and gender are held responsible for growing impunity hierarchies arising out of caste and other sections of this report. identity markers. The caste system, which is and activists equality irrespective of gender, caste or other have been targeted for voicing their opinions successive governments at the realised; in fact, caste-based discrimination is Centre and other States and wealth, income and social capital based on caste.77 other anti-terror or preventive detention laws


World Bank Group · 10 November 2021 English

(including vulnerable families belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities, slum


Pew Research Center · 4 November 2021 English

Latinos with darker skin color report more discrimination experiences than Latinos with lighter skin color.

the Caribbean. Centuries ago, a hierarchical or caste system was established in the Americas, tying


World Bank Group · 4 November 2021 English

physical disability, marital status, race, religion, caste, sex, sexual orientation or gender. ii) Employees


World Bank Group · 3 November 2021 English

This paper revisits impact evaluation studies on the largest public workfare in the world, NREGA. In an environment where randomization is not feasible, I show why an impact evaluation exercise …

elections-year indicator, and density of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe population in a district. All variables for age group, education level, gender, caste, religion, and marital status. Xd,t represents age group, education levels, caste, religion and marital status. District controls


WRI · 2 November 2021 English

Full Executive Summary available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Bahasa, and Nepali. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes equal and secure land rights for women as integral to attaining …

proportional representation from poor and lower-caste groups. ‚Ė™ The EC has 11 members, chosen by GA Six are women, one of whom is from the lower-caste group. The vice-chair and the secretary are women enterprise. Women have the same rights as men. Lower-caste members are disadvantaged by restrictions on individual they still do not have complete parity. Lower-caste members are also represented but less influential they find onerous or because minorities or lower-caste women are in a weak position to claim entitlements


WHO · 1 November 2021 English

proportion of the population belonging to a scheduled caste or tribe (officially designated groups of people highest, medium and lowest proportion of scheduled caste or tribe. This selection resulted in 15 clus- ters anaemia in India are age, education, parity and caste membership,30 and we assessed these variables as villages) (stratiÔŅĹed by proportion in scheduled caste or tribe) 50 clusters allocated as treatment clusters acid consumption. Parity, education and tribal or caste membership were not associated with iron and folic


World Bank Group · 1 November 2021 English

This paper revisits impact evaluation studies on the largest public workfare in the world, NREGA. In an environment where randomization is not feasible, I show why an impact evaluation exercise …

elections-year indicator, and density of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe population in a district. All variables for age group, education level, gender, caste, religion, and marital status. Xd,t represents age group, education levels, caste, religion and marital status. District controls


Pacific Economic Cooperation Council · 26 October 2021 English

Microsoft Word - FINAL PECCPrimer_v20211022 PECC Signature Project on the Digital Economy Primer on Economic Integration Issues Posed by the Digital Economy 22 October 2021 PECC Signature Project Primer on …

discrimination for a regional context (such as caste), and as such, offers no  appropriate options and classifications


UNISDR · 25 October 2021 English

Disclaimer The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the …

minorities, older persons, or others) intersect with caste, ethnic and religious identities. Human resource


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