Nepal: Dalit communities suffered financial hardship, job loss, discrimination during Covid-19 pandemic

A nationwide study on the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on Dalits in the country shows they were hit hard because of the pandemic.Dalit communities suffered financial hardship, job loss, discrimination during Covid-19 pandemic

Dalits are not only facing economic and social hardships, but they are also deprived of information on the risks of Covid-19 and how to prevent its transmission, the study showed. Post file photo

Chandan Kumar Mandal
October 17, 2020   The Kathmandu Post

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.

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