Indigenous Women

Joint Statement of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact Foundation and Network of Indigenous women in Asia (NIWA) on Violence against Indigenous women and girls

16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, 2021 It is evident that Indigenous women around the globe over-represent victims of sexual harassment and gender-based violence with limited access to …

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Network of Indigenous Women in Asia (NIWA) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) condemns the coercion and threats against the relatives of Indigenous Women leader, Ms. Bai Bibyaon

Bai Bibyaon, who is also known as Mothers of the Lumads is the first and only Chieftain in the history of Monobo people of Philippines. Since1994, she has been a …

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Knowledge is Wealth Not Money

The Law-wer [Lua] community living in the Mae La Noi District of the Maehongsong Province does not measure wealth with money but cotton cultivation and the abundance it provides to the community through the production of cotton fabric woven and dyed with natural pigments.

The community elders hold crucial knowledge of medicinal herbs still used today. For example, in postpartum healing.