Contact

Signe Leth
Position:
Senior Advisor, Indigenous women, Indigenous youth and Land Rights, Asia
Email:
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Phone:
+45 3527 0503

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information:

Region(s): Asia
Focus area(s): Land rights, indigenous women and innovation lab
Fields of expertise: Indigenous peoples’ rights, Indigenous women, Land rights, Kreung, Community development planning, advocacy
Languages: English, Danish, German

With a heart beating for Asia and its 260 million indigenous peoples, Signe Leth manages IWGIA’s programmes in Nepal, Bangladesh, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar and India. Signe has a special focus on indigenous women’s rights and indigenous peoples’ land rights. After her education in Social Anthropology at the University of Aarhus, Signe lived in Cambodia for four years, where she studied the traditional judicial system and domestic violence among the Kreung. From several consultancies and stays abroad, Signe has developed excellent cross-cultural skills as well as various language skills. Signe is also the staff observer in IWGIA's board.

About IWGIA

IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Read more.

Indigenous World

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Contact IWGIA

Classensgade 11 E
DK 2100 Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone: (+45) 35 27 05 00
E-mail: iwgia@iwgia.org
CVR: 81294410