Caste included by top universities as nondiscriminatory policy

Several rights groups fighting caste-based discrimination in the United States have applauded a move by a top university system in the United States to include caste as a protected category.

Caste included by top universities as nondiscriminatory policy
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A top university system in the United States has announced that caste will be added as a protected category, a move that has been welcomed by several rights organizations fighting caste-based discrimination in the country.

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Joseph I Castro said, "The entire California State University aspires to uphold the values of Inclusive Excellence by creating an environment in which all of our talented and diverse students and employees are welcomed and encouraged to succeed."