Indigenous Women

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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Climate Justice for Indigenous Women: Urgency and Way Forward

This policy brief is the outcome of the researches on ‘Climate and Gender Justice for Indigenous Women’ conducted in four countries namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (Mishkin 2019; Sen 2019; SODA 2019; Van 2019; Zin 2019) and Climate Smart Women Connect (CSWC) conference held in Bangkok from 2-4 December 2019. The commissioned researches brought …

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Traditional Amchi Practices among Indigenous Communities in Nepal

The Amchis have been contributing significantly to public healthcare in the remote  mountains of Nepal. Amchi tradition has been the most reliable means of ensuring good health of  indigenous communities for generations. In many parts of Nepal, Amchis are the sole healthcare  providers. However, due to rising influence of the western medicines and migration of …

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Role And Contribution Of Indigenous Women In Water Management: Case Study Of Cambodia And Vietnam

This concept note looks at the role and contribution of indigenous women in water management and is part of a comprehensive research project aimed at strengthening and empowering indigenous women and men to assert their rights in water governance in Cambodia and Vietnam. Click here to download. Like this article? Share on facebook Share on …

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