Writing for Social Justice

Writing for Social Justice Course is designed to equip current and aspiring academic and social activists as well as change agents who could benefit from from communicative skills to fight social injustices, such as caste-, gender, and color-based or any other forms of discrimination.

These skills include literature review, critical thinking, analytical writing, and smart presentation to influence policy. Literature review enables you to collect data and information as well as generate ideas. Creative thinking enables you to reflect, formulate, and present ideas imaginatively and aesthetically impactful ways. Analytical thinking and writing enable you to research and process new information and data and to organize and present your ideas well. Smart presentation skills enable you to dialogue, persuade, and influence the policy makers...

Dalit History Narration

Dalit History Narration Course is rooted in “discipline-plus” structure. This course combines disciplinary features of social sciences as well as writing and composition with strong focus on research. This course focuses on equipping academic and social activists to contribute in narrating Dalit history.

In Nepal, Dalit history so far has a space in the footnote of mainstream Nepali history. As result, most Nepali scholars ignore Dalit knowledge, science, art, culture, language, and their contribution in state building. Ignorance about Dalit history not only casts Dalits off their identity but also makes insignificant in public life.

Dalit History Narration course is, thus, designed for academic and social activists who have broad interests and commitment in re-narrating or narrating Dalit history...

Policy Analysis for Dalit Empowerment

Policy Analysis for Dalit Empowerment course focuses on providing hands-on policy and data analysis skills. This course focuses on equipping academic and social activists to generate evidence and to carry out evidence-based policy advocacy.

In Nepal, most social activists lack adequate understanding of how social and economic policy affect Dalit lives and livelihoods. For example, no analysis exists to explain what roles Nepal’s tax policy has played in Dalit lives and livelihoods. Similarly, there is hardly any research on how Nepal’s industrial policy has contributed in Dalit entrepreneurship. It is also hardly a trend in Nepal to analyze any survey data to assess Dalits’ position in Nepal’s socio-economic and human development.

Policy Analysis for Dalit Empowerment will focus is, thus, designed for social activists and policy makers...



Most policy makers have a little understanding about how Nepal’s social and economic policies confront Dalit lives and livelihoods. Nepali policy analysts and/or policy makers rarely discuss impact of public policies such as tax, industrial and labour policies on Dalit lives....

DR has been collaborating with various think-tanks such as Martin Chautari to organize monthly public discussions on the intersecting issues of caste and patriarchy. DR’s public discourse series are intended to bring changes in public attitude...

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