Indigenous Peoples 2015 development agenda – Week 3

Warm Greetings to Indigenous Peoples, You are invited to join the 3rd and final week of dialogue with Indigenous Peoples addressing “Indigenous Peoples and inequalities in the post-2015 development agenda.” This final week, December 10th–14th will focus on the importance of culture as an integral component of sustainable development as well as Indigenous Peoples’ rights including Free Prior and Informed Consent. The discussion is taking place online here: … [Read more...]

Indigenous Women and Girls combating Violence

Indigenous Women and Girls combating Violence Throughout the world, indigenous women and girls experience diverse forms of violence due to their marginalization within their own communities, and in society at large. While causing harm on a personal level, this also deters their ability to engage fully in community and societal developments. This is the focus of a report presented at the Eleventh Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Peoples, in New York from 7 May to 18 May. The … [Read more...]

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