Campaigners urge government to tackle caste discrimination in UK
Politicians and human rights groups say people from traditionally lower status Asian backgrounds need legal protection
Although a section of the Equality Act 2010 could offer lower-caste Asians a legal safeguard against discrimination, it has not been activated despite repeated demands from campaigners.
Supporters of the legislation say the law is needed to prevent discrimination at work, in the classroom and in the health service. Continue reading