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17 September 2018, Biruwa, Kavre district, Nepal: Women clean the dishes after lunch in the village of Biruwa. What may have appeared an ordinary lunch was in fact quite special. As Dalits find themselves among the most marginalized in Nepal society, members of other castes will often not receive food from them even if offered. Today, however, a range of visitors, including local authority officials sit and eat with them, to affirm the equality and dignity of all people, no matter their ethnic group, economic situation, or caste. The Lutheran World Federation World Service programme runs a Post-Earthquake Rehabilitation and Livelihood Recovery Project, in which Biruwa is one of the supported communities.
- Albin Hillert
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