Untouchability persists in India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Japan and Nigeria. Nearly 250 million persons are directly affected by this disease. It is time for the world to take note and to eradicate this heinous practice. Calling Victims, Rights Activists, Academics and Governments to contribute to, and to participate in, the First World Conference on Untouchability.
Dates:9 and 10 June 2009
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