COVID-19

Asia Indigenous Observer: Leaving No One Behind [August]

This month’s Asia Indigenous Observer is all about celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on the 9th of August. From a video message from our Secretary-General to our partner organizations at the grassroots, it was a time for reflection and resonance. Click here to download and read this month’s Asia Indigenous Observer …

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Briefing Paper: COVID-19 and Online Education of Indigenous Students in Bangladesh

There are around 50 different indigenous peoples in Bangladesh with a total estimated population of nearly 4 million. Indigenous peoples in Bangladesh are represented disproportionately among both the poor and extreme poor. They are one of the most backward groups of the society. They have continuously been targeted to aggression, attack and eviction from their …

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Briefing Paper: Covid-19 And Its Impact On The Livelihood Of Indigenous Peoples Of Bangladesh

This advocacy paper draws attention on the crisis of livelihood brought by the global COVID pandemic situation on the Indigenous and Tribal Populations (ITPs) living in Bangladesh. It is crucial for the government of Bangladesh to address these issues to reduce the historical inequalities as well as the ongoing perilous situation. Click here to download …

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Briefing Paper: The Impact Of COVID-19 On Indigenous Women In Bangladesh

The paper will provide an inclusive scenario of the impact of COVID-19 in the socio-economic state of the indigenous women in Bangladesh. For this purpose, the paper will provide a secondary analysis of the existing studies drawing on impact of COVID-19 and risk analysis of the virus on the socio-economic state and livelihood of the …

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Indigenous youth leaders: COVID-19 small grants projects announced

In response to COVID-19, the Asia Indigenous Youth Platform (AIYP), the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), and UNESCO Bangkok are supporting 11 projects that are providing sustainable solutions for indigenous communities throughout South and Southeast Asia. All of the projects are conceived of, managed and led by indigenous young people, to be implemented from December …

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