The Dalit Women's Self-Respect March/Dalit Mahila Swabihmaan Yatra is the largest historic challenge to       caste-based sexual violence in Indian History.

The brainchild of the AlL India Dalit WOmen's Rights FOrum/All India Dalit Mahila ADHIKAAR MANCH, Survivors and Activists took to marching across  India To Call out the systemic failure of the Indian Government to protect Dalit Women and their Families.

 this March now comes to North America. Our goal is to break the silence on caste Apartheid and Caste Rape while also standing shoulder To SHoulder With other women breaking the silence on state violence all across the US.

WE will have many strategies so check back on this page often.

We also encourage you to  check out our Gallery of Art and Photography that is growing through our tour. If you would like to submit art please contact us at dalitwomenfight@gmail.com. 




September 3            University of Pennsylvania              Philadelphia

September 8            Rutgers University                      New Jersey

September 11           Washington Center for Peace             Washington D.C. 

September 18           CUNY Graduate Center                    New York City

September 19           Democracy Center                        Boston 

September 20           Queens Museum                           New York City 

September 29           Mills College                           Oakland

October 5              UC Berkeley                             Berkeley

October 8              Stanford University                     Stanford

October 9              The Women's Building                    San Francisco 

October 10             Chuco's Justice Center                  Los Angeles

October 10             Echoes Under Sunset Fundraiser          Los Angeles

October 12             UCLA                                    Los Angeles 

October 16             University of Washington                Seattle

October 17             Parliament of the World's Religions     Salt Lake City

October 17             Seattle South Asian  Film Festival      Seattle

October 18             Ambedkar International Mission Event    Austin

October 21             University of Chicago                   Chicago

October 24             Ambedkar Association of North America   Detroit



We have an amazing list of organizational partners  from all around the country that include INCITE! Women, Gender Non-Conforming, and Trans people of Color, AFfi3rm, Ambedkar International Mission (AIM), Ambedkar Association of North America (ANNA), Alliance for South Asians for Taking Action, South Asian Solidarity Intiative, and more.


















News & UpdateS



Have you seen our latest flyers for our last series of events? We just finished Rutgers and are now preparing for our Washington DC Event at the Washington DC Peace and Justice Center on September 11!


The Dalit Women's Self Respect Yatra is

excited for our first tour stop in Philadelphia on September 3! 

We are collaborating with the South Asian Progressives of Philly and the Ambedkar International Mission at University of Pennsylvania.

Our public art exhibit will be available for public viewing at the ASpace bookstore from September 2 - September 4, featuring art from our grassroots movement and posters designed by South Asian artists across the diaspora. For the first time in history, Dalit women's  Check out our Facebook page here for more information!