Indigenous Affairs 1-2/04 - Indigenous Women

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 66
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2004
Release month / day: jun-04

Tags: Global governance, Human rights

This issue looks at the issues affecting indigenous women highlighting the impact of external social pressures on traditional gender structures. Contents: Editorial by Kathrin Wessendorf Africa San women today: Inequality and dependency in a post-foraging world by Renee Sylvain Twa women in the great lakes region by Dorothy Jackson Female genital mutilation by Naomi Kipuri Tamachek women in the 21st century by Saoudata Aboubacrine Americas Interview with Nina Pacari Quebec native women: countering violence by Michèle Rouleau The disparate treatment of native American women in the united states Asia Indigenous women and activism in Asia: women taking the challenge in their stride by Jannie Lasimbang Indigenous women and the armed conflict in Nepal by Stella Tamang Circumpolar North Gender in Sápmi - Socio-cultural transformations and new challenges by Jorunn Eikjok The flexibility of Greenlandic women by Gitte Tróndheim

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