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Philippines: Lumad women, their inter-generational struggle for self-determination

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Like other women of society, the Lumad women have taken various roles in their society. From farming to raising children while their husbands go hunting, they have also taken a wider role of being the voice of their communities. Such role is not new in the indigenous peoples’ communities, as they …

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EMRIP12: Statement of Cordillera Peoples Alliance to the 12th Session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Agenda Item 6: Country Engagement

12th Session of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples15 – 19 July 2019 Statement of Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)Delivered by Jacqueline K. Cariño, Vice-Chairperson for External AffairsAgenda Item 6: Country Engagement   Bakwit is a local term in Mindanao, Philippines meaning to “evacuate.” Indigenous peoples bakwit when they are forced to flee their homes, …

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Philippines: Stop harassment of human rights defender and their organization in Mindanao, Lift the Martial Law without further delay

5 December 2017Chiang Mai, Thailand Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)[1] strongly condemns the harassment and intimidation to a 21-year-old staff of Rural Missionaries of the Philippines – Northern Mindanao Sub-Region (RMP – NMR) with threats of rape against her and threats against her family. RMP – NMR has been receiving threats for the past four months but …

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Philippines: #StopLumadKillings

Facebook Twitter Related Statemens No new related statements yet!!! Related News Philippines: Lumad women, their inter-generational struggle for self-determination August 14, 2019 DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Like other women of society, the Lumad women have taken various roles in their society. From farming to raising children while … Read More → Related Videos The story …

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