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Indigenous Women and Climate Change ...

Women and Climate Change ...">Indigenous <span class=Women and Climate Change ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
Author: (Rocío Silva Santisteban)
Number of pages: 154
ISBN number: 978-87-93961-00-5
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Latin America
Financially supported by: Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative
Release year: 2020
Release month/day: January, 15

Against all the odds, and despite the challenges that climate change represents for Latin America, women are demonstrating day in, day out that they have the ideas and the unique and essential skills ...

Indigenous Women ...

Women ...">Indigenous <span class=Women ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Inter-American Comission on Human Rights
Number of pages: 151
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Latin America
Financially supported by: IWGIA, Danida
Release year: 2017
Release month/day: 17

... symbolizes all the indigenous women of the Americas, while maintaining and valuing her individuality. She is one, yet at the same time all; her identity is what defines indigenous women collectively, that ...

The Place of Women in Naga Society ...

Women in Naga Society ...">The Place of <span class=Women in Naga Society ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: Christian Literature Centre, Guwahati
Number of pages: 328
ISBN number: 978-93-81758-43-4
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: India
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2018
Release month/day: March

Naga society is a casteless and classless society where, traditionally, women have enjoyed a high social positioning and a fair spirit of independence, playing very central roles in family and community ...

State of indigenous women and girls in Bangladesh: Issues at a glance ...

women and girls in Bangladesh: Issues at a glance ...">State of indigenous <span class=women and girls in Bangladesh: Issues at a glance ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: Kapaeeng Foundation, BIWN & IWGIA
Author: Kapaeeng Foundation
Number of pages: 4
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2016
Release month/day: jan-01

Indigenous women and girls are the most vulnerable group in Bangladesh. They face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination due to their gender, ethnicity, language, religion, class and geographic ...

The Unspoken Vice in Samburu Community

The Unspoken Vice in Samburu Community
Publisher: Samburu Women Trust (SWT), KIOS Foundation & IWGIA
Author: Samburu Women Trust
Number of pages: 41
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2016
Release month/day: jan-01

The Samburu are a Nilotic community who reside in Northern Kenya. One cultural practice among the Samburu community is Girl-Child Beading. This practice sanctions a non-marital sexual relationship between ...

The Indigenous World 2016

The Indigenous World 2016
Publisher: IWGIA
Author: IWGIA
Number of pages: 553
ISBN number: 9788792786692
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, International, Internacional, Latin America, América Latina, Oceania, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico, Europe, Europa
Release year: 2016
Release month/day: april-01

This yearbook gives a global update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and their human rights and provides an overview of the main developments that have affected indigenous women and men in ...

Secure and equitable land rights in the Post-2015 Agenda

Secure and equitable land rights in the Post-2015 Agenda
Publisher: Forest Peoples Programme, International Land Coalition, Rights & Resources, Global Witness, Landesa, Huairou Commision, Action Aid, Habitat for Humanity, GLTN, Millenium, Biovision, IASS Potsdam, Namati, iied, Oxfam and IWGIA
Number of pages: 8
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2015

... for girls and women that need education, income and voice. Secure and equitable land rights, particularly for those living in poverty and using and managing ecosystems, are an essential element of ...

Indigenous Women in REDD+ - Making their Voice Heard ...

Women in REDD+ - Making their Voice Heard ...">Indigenous <span class=Women in REDD+ - Making their Voice Heard ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP and IWGIA
Number of pages: 12
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2014

Women – both indigenous and non-indigenous – have actively engaged in international and national REDD+ processes to raise their concerns regarding the potential negative impact of REDD+ on women, and to ...

Work Place Diversity in Aid Agencies in Laos

Work Place Diversity in Aid Agencies in Laos
Publisher: The Japanese International Volunteer Center, Oxfam Novib, The McKnight Foundation and IWGIA.
Author: Steeve Daviau
Number of pages: 62
Release year: 2014

... in aid agencies in the country; whether indigenous women are now well represented; and whether aid agencies have made the addressing of these imbalances a critical priority, and if not, why not. The ...

Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts  ...

Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts  ...">Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against <span class=Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts  ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission (CHTC), IWGIA, and Bangladesh Indigenous Women's Network
Author: Dr. Bina D'Costa
Number of pages: 80
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2014

This report examines selected cases of violence against women and girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in 2011 and 2012. It also discusses relevant legal contexts and, based on four key principles, ...

Preliminary Report: International and Interfaith Solidarity Mission In Defense of Indigenous Communities Fighting Impunity

Preliminary Report: International and Interfaith Solidarity Mission In Defense of Indigenous Communities Fighting Impunity
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 10
Country publication is about: Philippines, Filipinas
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2012

... violations from January 2012 to November 18, 2012 and provided medical services especially for women and children and collective psychosocial processing specifically for the children.  ...

Traditional Livelihoods and Indigenous Peoples

Traditional Livelihoods and Indigenous Peoples
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 166
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2010

... who are knowledgeable in the communities. Philippines: Indigenous women Philippines study focuses on the roles of indigenous women in traditional livelihoods. Indigenous women in the Philippines are ...

Tilting the Balance: Indigenous Women, Development and Access to Justice ...

Women, Development and Access to Justice ...">Tilting the Balance: Indigenous <span class=Women, Development and Access to Justice ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 216
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2013

This report on the Southeast Asia Consultation on Development, Access to Justice and the Human Rights of Indigenous women is intended as a material to be used by indigenous women, advocates, policy-makers ...

Briefing Paper: Indigenous Women in Asia - Challenges in their access to justice ...

Women in Asia - Challenges in their access to justice ...">Briefing Paper: Indigenous <span class=Women in Asia - Challenges in their access to justice ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 36
Country publication is about: Thailand, Tailandia, Laos, Cambodia, Camboya, Philippines, Filipinas, Malaysia, Malasia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2013

This briefing paper is prepared as part of the advocacy of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) for the respect, protection and recognition of the human rights of indigenous women. In this paper, ...

Violence, Customary Law and Indigenous Women’s Rights in Asia ...

Women’s Rights in Asia ...">Violence, Customary Law and Indigenous <span class=Women’s Rights in Asia ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 24
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2012

... based on addressing problems through empowering indigenous women in traditional customary institutions. Values and gender relations of the dominant mainstream society which indigenous peoples are forced ...

Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon ...

Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon ..."> Violence against Indigenous <span class=Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP & Forest Peoples Programme (FPP)
Number of pages: 12
Release year: 2013

... against indigenous women and girls. Work being done by indigenous women’s organisations in Asia and around the world has increasingly drawn attention to the need for specific analysis and understanding ...

Silent Sacrifice Girl-child beading in the Samburu Community of Kenya

Silent Sacrifice Girl-child beading in the Samburu Community of Kenya
Publisher: Samburu Womens Trust and IWGIA
Number of pages: 43
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2012

This report describes pilot research conducted by the Samburu Women Trust (SWT), formerly known as SWEEDO), a community based organization located in Nanyuki, Kenya. The research focused on a practice ...

Voices of Indigenous Women  ...

Women  ...">Voices of Indigenous <span class=Women  ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP & IWGIA
Number of pages: 8
Region publication is about: Asia, Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 2012

When discussing, planning and implementing sustainable development and environmental conservation project, a most important voice often tends to remain unheard: the voice of indigenous women. This despite ...

Beads of Bondage

Beads of Bondage
Publisher: SWEEDO and IWGIA
Number of pages: 15
ISSN number: The Samburu Girl Child Magazine, Issue 1, November 2011 - April 2012
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2012

This newsletter is an outcome of a project implemented by SWEEDO in Kenya. The project focuses on Samburu womens rights in relation to traditional practises. Indigenous pastoralist women in northern Kenya, ...

The Indigenous World 1998-99

The Indigenous World 1998-99
Number of pages: 400
ISBN number: 87-90730-12-7
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1999

... on indigenous women. ...

The Indigenous World 1999-2000

The Indigenous World 1999-2000
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 432
ISBN number: 87-90730-32-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, International, Internacional, Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2000

... focus on indigenous women; It also presents reports on the work of the Open-ended Working Group on the UN draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and on the process of establishment of ...

Indigenous Affairs 1-2/2010 - Development and Customary Law

Indigenous Affairs 1-2/2010 - Development and Customary Law
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 94
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Bolivia, Russia, Rusia
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2010

... Potential of Customary Law for the rights of Women to Access Land - by Wilmien Wicomb Self-determined Development of Indigenous Peoples - by John Bamba Indigenous Peoples and Customary Law in Sabah, ...

Indigenous Affairs 3-4/09 Pastoralism

Indigenous Affairs 3-4/09 Pastoralism
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 70
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: apr-10

... s Faced by Indigenous Pastoralist Women: Experiences from Laikipia and Samburu, North Central Kenya - by Rebecca Lolosoli and Johnson Ole Kaunga The Nomadic Pastoralists of Burkina Faso - by Issa Diallo Region ...

Indigenous Affairs 1/2006 - Africa and the Millennium Development Goals

Indigenous Affairs 1/2006 - Africa and the Millennium Development Goals
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 56
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2006
Release month/day: maj-06

... Thébaud Cause for Celebration or Celebration for a Cause: Pastoralism and Poverty Reduction Strategies in East Africa, by Michael Ochieng Odhiambo In the Shadow of the MDGs: Pastoralist Women and Children ...

Indigenous Affairs 1-2/04 - Indigenous Women ...

Women ...">Indigenous Affairs 1-2/04 - Indigenous <span class=Women ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 66
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2004
Release month/day: jun-04

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 ...

Indigenous Affairs 2/03 - Indigenous Peoples and Information Technology

Indigenous Affairs 2/03 - Indigenous Peoples and Information Technology
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 48
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2003
Release month/day: jun-03

... Women Online? by Marisa Belausteguigoitia Weaving Tapestries of Solidarity with Virtual Thread. Information and Communication Technologies at the Service of Grassroots Indigenous Women in Bolivia by Nidia ...

Indigenous Affairs 3-4/02 - Indigenous Peoples in Urban Areas

Indigenous Affairs 3-4/02 - Indigenous Peoples in Urban Areas
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 72
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2002
Release month/day: nov-02

... Living and working conditions of urban-based indigenous peoples by Johnson ole Kaunga Tribal Domestic Working Women in Delhi, India by Samar Bosu Mullick The Situation of Poor Indigenous Peoples ...

Indigenous Affairs no. 2/02 - Bolivia

Indigenous Affairs no. 2/02 - Bolivia
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Bolivia
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2002
Release month/day: jun-02

... with Marcial Fabricano by Alejandro Parellada A superimposition of lands or a superimposition of interests by Juan Carlos Rojas Calizaya We women of Izozog by Zulama Barahona and Felicia Barrientos Indigenous ...

Indigenous Affairs 1/01 - Racism

Indigenous Affairs 1/01 - Racism
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 72
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2001
Release month/day: apr-01

... discrimination suffered by indigenous women in Latin America and by the indigenous Forest Peoples of Central Africa. IWGIA hopes that the documentation and recommendations contained in these articles ...

Indigenous Affairs no 3/00 - Indigenous Women ...

Women ...">Indigenous Affairs no 3/00 - Indigenous <span class=Women ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2000
Release month/day: nov-01

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. ...

Indigenous Peoples and Local Government: Experiences from Malaysia and the Philippines

Indigenous Peoples and Local Government: Experiences from Malaysia and the Philippines
Publisher: PACOS Trust, Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC) & Anthrowatch
Author: Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)
Number of pages: 115
ISBN number: 87-91563-06-2
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Philippines, Filipinas, Malaysia, Malasia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2005
Release month/day: jun-05

... participation and also looks into indigenous women's present and potential role in local government institutions. While there is an underlying common experience of ongoing dispossession, marginalizatio ...

Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Southern Africa

Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Southern Africa
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 278
ISBN number: 87-91563-08-9
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Botswana, Botsuana, South Africa, Sudáfrica
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2004
Release month/day: jun-04

...  and women. Other themes addressed in the book are community-based natural resource management, education and the efforts being made in general by indigenous groups and their supporters to defend and promot ...

The Other Word: Women and Violence in Chiapas Before and After Acteal ...

Women and Violence in Chiapas Before and After Acteal ...">The Other Word: <span class=Women and Violence in Chiapas Before and After Acteal ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 151
ISBN number: 87-90730-43-7
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Mexico, México
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2001
Release month/day: jun-01

On December 22nd 1997, 32 women and 13 men in the los Naranjos encampment for displaced people in the community of Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico, were assasinated by heavily armed men. Various human rights organisations ...

East Timor: Occupation and Resistance

East Timor: Occupation and Resistance
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 288
ISBN number: 87-984110-7-1
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: East Timor, Timor Oriental , Indonesia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1998
Release month/day: apr-98

... d hospitals, environmental consequences, the condition of the East Timorese women, the role of the Catholic church and the armed resistance against the Indonesian occupation. ...

Indigenous Women: The Right to a Voice ...

Women: The Right to a Voice ...">Indigenous <span class=Women: The Right to a Voice ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 328
ISBN number: 87-98-4110-6-3
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1998
Release month/day: apr-98

"Indigenous Women: The Right to a Voice" contains a collection of articles and interviews focusing on the situation of indigenous women today. With a few exceptions, the articles have been written by femal ...

Indigenous Women on the Move ...

Women on the Move ...">Indigenous <span class=Women on the Move ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 107
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1990
Release month/day: apr-90

This first volume of "Indigenous Women on the Move" is composed of 9 articles written by indigenous women wherein they have attempted to show their distinct realities in their different areas of the world. Bu ...

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

... of indigenous women in the protection of traditional knowledge. Monitoring of Indigenous Peoples' Rights The 14th session of the UN Permanent Forum included a full day panel discussion on the development ...

Indigenous peoples in Zimbabwe

... of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) Reporting ...

Update 2011 - Uganda

... disadvantaged and discriminated against. This provision, while primarily designed or envisaged to deal with the historical disadvantages of children, people with disabilities and women, is the basic legal ...

Update 2011 - Tuvalu

... human rights treaties – the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Tuvalu has not ratified ILO Convention ...

Update 2011 - Namibia

... in different regions throughout the year in order to enable San women and men to produce high quality products for the national and international market. In 2011, three San students from Namibia took ...

Update 2011 - Kenya

... in the 1980s, which had been kept concealed in the state’s impenetrable armory protected by the Official Secrets Act, were brought to the fore in March 2011. Women victims were finally able to bear witness ...

Cameroon 2011

... She is Vice national president of the Mbororo Social and Cultural Association (MBOSCUDA) in charge of indigenous issues and women affairs and President of the African Indigenous Women Organization Central ...

Update 2011 - Algeria

... is covered up and relegated to second place. The few initiatives taken in the area of communications and teaching have had their implementation hindered by numerous obstacles. The rights of Amazigh women ...

Ethiopia 2011

... government wanted them to. As a result, the violence of the state was unleashed against them in 2011. Women were raped, people were beaten, some to death, and many others were arrested.11 Hydro-electric ...

Uganda

... to address the historical disadvantages of children, persons with disabilities and women, is the basic legal source of affirmative action in favour of indigenous peoples in Uganda. The Land Law of 1998 ...

Nepal

... consent of the indigenous peoples in the municipality and warns of protests if the demands are not met. UNDP Nepal, in partnership with the National Federation of Indigenous Women (NIWF), has initiated ...

Myanmar

...  (ICERD), nor has it ratified ILO Convention 169. The country is part of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the Convention on the Rights of the Chil ...

Kenya

... Discrimination (ICERD), the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Racial (CERD) and the Convention ...

India

... ve under the threat of an eviction in the name of forest and animal conservation. The situation of tribal women and girls in India remains very worrying, as they are clearly deprived of many of their righ ...

Guatemala

... indigenous peoples, especially on indigenous women, but it is well-known that there are disparities between the indigenous and the non-indigenous population in employment, income, health, and education. ...

Global governance

... peoples are still not fully realised. The situation of indigenous peoples remains alarming in many countries: From land rights to women’ rights, indigenous peoples are highly challenged on the ground. ...

French Guiana

... indigenous men and women in the country.  ...

Chad

... circles and even fewer could access the arenas in which the implementation of these decisions are planned. Education In 2010, the indigenous organisation Women’s Association of Indigenous Fulani in ...

Canada

... by the slow implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, child welfare and violence against indigenous women and girls. In 2010, the Canadian government announced ...

Botswana

... to the Conventions on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), on the rights of the child (CRC) and on the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination (CERD). However, ...

Bangladesh

... he Chittagong Hill Tracts region, the demilitarization and rehabilitation of the internally displaced. The situation of indigenous women continues to be alarming. Sexual and physical attacks have bec ...

Australia

... 7 men and 4 women).  ...

Indigenous Women and Climate Change ...

Women and Climate Change ...">Indigenous <span class=Women and Climate Change ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
Author: (Rocío Silva Santisteban)
Number of pages: 154
ISBN number: 978-87-93961-00-5
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Latin America
Financially supported by: Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative
Release year: 2020
Release month/day: January, 15

Against all the odds, and despite the challenges that climate change represents for Latin America, women are demonstrating day in, day out that they have the ideas and the unique and essential skills ...

Indigenous Women ...

Women ...">Indigenous <span class=Women ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Inter-American Comission on Human Rights
Number of pages: 151
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Latin America
Financially supported by: IWGIA, Danida
Release year: 2017
Release month/day: 17

... symbolizes all the indigenous women of the Americas, while maintaining and valuing her individuality. She is one, yet at the same time all; her identity is what defines indigenous women collectively, that ...

The Place of Women in Naga Society ...

Women in Naga Society ...">The Place of <span class=Women in Naga Society ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: Christian Literature Centre, Guwahati
Number of pages: 328
ISBN number: 978-93-81758-43-4
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: India
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2018
Release month/day: March

Naga society is a casteless and classless society where, traditionally, women have enjoyed a high social positioning and a fair spirit of independence, playing very central roles in family and community ...

Maasai women take leadership in Ngorongoro ...

... leaving the area for paid jobs in the cities.    At the end of the day, Maasai women are left alone facing the challenges of securing food and water for their families. To ensure that their particular ...

State of indigenous women and girls in Bangladesh: Issues at a glance ...

women and girls in Bangladesh: Issues at a glance ...">State of indigenous <span class=women and girls in Bangladesh: Issues at a glance ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: Kapaeeng Foundation, BIWN & IWGIA
Author: Kapaeeng Foundation
Number of pages: 4
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2016
Release month/day: jan-01

Indigenous women and girls are the most vulnerable group in Bangladesh. They face multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination due to their gender, ethnicity, language, religion, class and geographic ...

CEDAW: Indigenous women and girls’ rights in Bangladesh ...

According to Kapaeeng Foundation’s statistics, from January 2007 to September 2016, there have been at least 466 reported incidents of violence against indigenous women and girls in Bangladesh. They face ...

Malaysia: New project addresses violence against women ...

In honour of International Women’s Day, we would like to take the opportunity to highlight one of our partner projects, where indigenous women have taken the lead and confronted challenges facing their ...

Indigenous Women in REDD+ - Making their Voice Heard ...

Women in REDD+ - Making their Voice Heard ...">Indigenous <span class=Women in REDD+ - Making their Voice Heard ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP and IWGIA
Number of pages: 12
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2014

Women – both indigenous and non-indigenous – have actively engaged in international and national REDD+ processes to raise their concerns regarding the potential negative impact of REDD+ on women, and to ...

Peru: Women raise their voice against climate change ...

They call for all of those committed to a better future to participate in the upcoming Peoples Climate Summit to be held in Lima, parallel to the official COP20. A National Conference of Women for Climate ...

Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts  ...

Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts  ...">Marginalisation and Impunity - Violence Against <span class=Women and Girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts  ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission (CHTC), IWGIA, and Bangladesh Indigenous Women's Network
Author: Dr. Bina D'Costa
Number of pages: 80
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2014

This report examines selected cases of violence against women and girls in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in 2011 and 2012. It also discusses relevant legal contexts and, based on four key principles, ...

Tilting the Balance: Indigenous Women, Development and Access to Justice ...

Women, Development and Access to Justice ...">Tilting the Balance: Indigenous <span class=Women, Development and Access to Justice ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 216
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2013

This report on the Southeast Asia Consultation on Development, Access to Justice and the Human Rights of Indigenous women is intended as a material to be used by indigenous women, advocates, policy-makers ...

Briefing Paper: Indigenous Women in Asia - Challenges in their access to justice ...

Women in Asia - Challenges in their access to justice ...">Briefing Paper: Indigenous <span class=Women in Asia - Challenges in their access to justice ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 36
Country publication is about: Thailand, Tailandia, Laos, Cambodia, Camboya, Philippines, Filipinas, Malaysia, Malasia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2013

This briefing paper is prepared as part of the advocacy of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) for the respect, protection and recognition of the human rights of indigenous women. In this paper, ...

Violence, Customary Law and Indigenous Women’s Rights in Asia ...

Women’s Rights in Asia ...">Violence, Customary Law and Indigenous <span class=Women’s Rights in Asia ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 24
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2012

... based on addressing problems through empowering indigenous women in traditional customary institutions. Values and gender relations of the dominant mainstream society which indigenous peoples are forced ...

Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon ...

Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon ..."> Violence against Indigenous <span class=Women and Girls: A Complex Phenomenon ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP & Forest Peoples Programme (FPP)
Number of pages: 12
Release year: 2013

... against indigenous women and girls. Work being done by indigenous women’s organisations in Asia and around the world has increasingly drawn attention to the need for specific analysis and understanding ...

Voices of Indigenous Women  ...

Women  ...">Voices of Indigenous <span class=Women  ..." class="publication-teaser">
Publisher: AIPP & IWGIA
Number of pages: 8
Region publication is about: Asia, Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 2012

When discussing, planning and implementing sustainable development and environmental conservation project, a most important voice often tends to remain unheard: the voice of indigenous women. This despite ...

Combating violence against indigenous women and girls ...

The UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) adopted recommendations on combating violence against indigenous women and girls at its 11th session in May 2012. The recommendations were based on ...

Indonesia: Indigenous women organize themselves ...

For two days, April 15-16, 2012, more than 200 women representing various indigenous communities in Indonesia gathered on Doa Dukono Hill in Tobelo, North Halmahera, a regency in North Maluku, to form ...
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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

IWGIA's global report, the Indigenous World, provides an update of the current situation for indigenous peoples worldwide. The Indigenous World 2019.

Contact IWGIA

Prinsessegade 29 B, 3rd floor
DK 1422 Copenhagen
Denmark
Phone: (+45) 53 73 28 30
E-mail: iwgia@iwgia.org
CVR: 81294410

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