Indigenous Affairs 3/00 - Indigenous Women

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2000
Release month / day: nov-01

Tags: Women, Global governance, Human rights

With articles from Asia, Latin America, Northern Scandivia, Africa & the Pacific this issue focuses on indigenous women; their special situation, their hopes and aspirations at the beginning of a new millenium. The articles reflect very clearly the serious problems indigenous women face; ranging from extreme poverty and discrimination to horrific human rights abuses such as killings, torture and rape.

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