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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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UNPFII20: Agenda 3 – Peace, justice, and strong institutions: the role of indigenous peoples in implementing Sustainable Development Goal 16

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues 20th Session April 19-30, 2021 Statement on behalf of the Asia Indigenous People’s Caucus Presented by: Guangchunliu Gangmei The recognition of the identity of Indigenous Peoples and their ability to contribute, to participate legitimately in decision-making spaces and to distribute wealth and social opportunities are the challenges of justice …

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Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet

9th UN Forum on Business and Human Rights “Preventing business-related human rights abuses: The key to a sustainable future for people and planet” From the 16th to 18th of November, 2020 Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s Statement The Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the UN Working Group on Business …

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EMRIP12: Joint Statement of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation to the 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples15-19 July 2019, UN Office, Geneva Statement by: Shohel Chandra Hajang Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation, [email protected] Thank you, Madam Chair, My name is Shohel Chandra Hajang belonging to Hajong indigenous community and here I am representing Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum & …

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EMRIP12: Joint Statement of Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation to the 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The 12th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 15-19 July 2019 UN Office, Geneva Statement by: Shohel Chandra Hajang Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum & Kapaeeng Foundation, [email protected] Thank you, Madam Chair, My name is Shohel Chandra Hajang belonging to Hajong indigenous community. I am representing Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum and Kapaeeng Foundation. …

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Bangladesh: 23rd Years of Kalpana Abduction: PCMS-HWF demand for high-level investigation and exemplary punishment of the perpetrators

Parbatya Chattagram Mahila Samity (PCMS) and Hill Women’s Federation (HWF) urged government of Bangladesh to take step immediately for conducting a high-level probe and proper justice to the Kalpana Chakma kidnapping incident and exemplary punishment of the perpetrators. The demand was made in a discussion organised by the PCMS and HWF jointly in Rangamati on …

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Bangladesh: Update on Sexual Violence Against Marma Sisters: Now Confinement Along With Their Parents At A House in Rangamati

On 22 January 2018, two Marma sisters aged 18 and 14 were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted at gunpoint by the members of security forces at Oracchari village in Belaichari upazilla of Rangamati Hill District. The incident occurred around 3:00 am in the morning while a team consists of 12 Army personnel and 8 Ansar …

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EMRIP9: Agenda Item 5 – Study and advice on the right to health and indigenous peoples, with a focus on children and youth.

9th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesPalais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland11 – 15 July 2016 Statement by Mrinal Kanti Tripura on behalf of Maleya Foundation and FIAN International. Dear Chairperson, expert embers of the EMRIP; the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, distinguished state representatives, indigenous peoples representatives, …

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EMRIP7: 7th Session of the UN Expert Mechanism on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 7-11 July 2014

Agenda item 5: Continuation of the study on access to justice in the promotion and protection of the rights of indigenous peoples Joint statement by prof. MongShanoo Chowdhury, Chittagong Hill Tracts Citizen’s Committee (CHT-CC), Center for Integrated Program & Development (CIPD), La Voix de Jummas (LJV), and Asia Caucus on the Indigenous peoples  Thank you, …

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