Indigenous Women

HerStory6

There is no better than International Women’s Day for us to launch the sixth edition of HerStory, a series of profiles of indigenous women leaders who have formed a chain of resistance to the patriarchy in solidarity with one another across AIPP’s network in South Asia, Mekong, till Taiwan and Japan. This is their story, …

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Fact Sheet: Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls In Bangladesh

Indigenous women and girls frequently experience violence in Bangladesh. A report published by Bangladesh Indigenous Women Network (BIWN) found that from January to June in the year 2021, 37 indigenous women became victims of violence in 33 incidents, of which 17 were in the plains and 16 were in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). Rape …

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Global Report Launch: Leave No Woman Behind

This global report on Leave No Women Behind (LNWB) has been prepared as part of GCAP’s Faces of Inequality Campaign. It has highlighted the intersectionality of gender-identity of the indigenous communities, women from DWD communities, women with disability and the similar during and post- pandemic period. The study consists of four papers. First is the …

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CONSULTANT FOR END OF PROJECT EVALUATION

In partnership with Voice Global, AIPP is implementing a project titled “Enabling Indigenous Peoples, particularly women, of Asia to engage in sustainable development process with rights-based approach” in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and the Philippines to assert their rights in sustainable development process with their effective participation in related national and international mechanisms. The main purpose …

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HerStory5: The Compelling Power of Indigenous Women

We are delighted to bring you the fifth edition of HerStory where we spotlight the stories of fifteen remarkable Indigenous Women, each one a powerhouse and guiding light for her community and country.The stories will inspire, shock, educate and hopefully be a catalyst towards recognizing your own power. The Power of One. And the impact …

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Rise! Resist! Unite!

One Billion Rising activists are calling for RISING GARDENS, a global grassroots call for revival, restoration, and transformation, making the connection between violence against women and destruction of the earth. During the pandemic, activists are expanding their reach online as they simultaneously deepen their reach on the ground, community work to meet the needs of …

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FLASH UPDATE 4: COVID-19, A Special Volume on Indigenous Women and Indigenous Persons with Disabilities

“The UN pointed out exacerbated maternal mortality and morbidity, increased rates of adolescent pregnancies, HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases for women during COVID-19. It is nonetheless difficult to find disaggregated data on Indigenous Women and Indigenous persons with disabilities.”-United Nations 2020. Policy Brief on ‘The Impact of COVID-19 on Women This volume focuses on the …

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Nepal: Position Paper on Indigenous Women’s Land Rights

We, the indigenous women of Nepal have come up with this position paper on indigenous women’s land rights in order to develop common understanding on our collective and individual land rights and to make our positions on indigenous women’s land rights clear to the state and the government (federal, province and local), private companies, non-governmental …

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