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The Curse of Caste

Written by Shirley Luy

India’s primordial caste system still lives on in society today. Despite laws prohibiting “untouchability” and caste-based discrimination, lower castes continue to face prejudice and social exclusion due to their perceived ranking in society.

The Curse of Caste

About The Author
Shirley Luy

Shirley is a final year Journalism/Business Management student majoring in marketing. She is passionate about social issues and impactful storytelling. Shirley has previously interned at Seven News and Queensland Magazines. She is thrilled to be reporting in Rajasthan as part of the UQ in India project.