An Indigenous youth leader of the Matigsalog people in Compostela Valley, Mindanao fighting against the entry of large scale and destructive mining and militarization in their community.
My name is Khadga Bahadur Magar. I am from Ramechhap district and I am the President of Nepal Indigenous Disabled Association (NIDA).
The major issues of persons with disabilities includes their meaningful participation and decisive roles in the decision-making processes in relevant areas. The participation and representation of persons with disability in decision making processes is necessary to ensure their rights.
Yub Raj Lama, an indigenous youth who is visually impaired, amplifying the issue of indigenous youth with disabilities in particular relating to proportional inclusion and the importance of indigenous youth with disabilities in contributing to the 2030 Agenda process.
Pratima Gurung has been strong in advocating for the rights of indigenous persons with disabilities, not only in Nepal but also across the world. On the occasion of the international disability day, she calls for more attention and recognition to the role and contribution of indigenous persons with disabilities, particularly indigenous women.
Jamuna Tamang, an indigenous woman with disability speaking about the layers of discrimination faced by indigenous women, as women, as persons with disabilities and as indigenous.
Su Hsin, an indigenous women human rights defender of the Papora Indigenous Development Association from Taiwan speaking about initiative of Papora indigenous group to combat climate change and how the community survived land slide, flood and other natural disasters caused by climate change affecting their territory and sacred sites.
Bai Madalna Kundag was part of the Pangayaw (tribal war) to defend the ancestral land of the Manobo people in Talaignod, Davao del Norte, Mindanao against the against the ALSONS Logging Company in 1994.
Innabuyog – Gabriela
Indigenous women leader from the Uma people in Lubuagan, Kalinga, Cordillera Region who is currently part of the indigenous peoples movement against the geothermal project of Chevron.
Innabuyog: Gabriela is the alliance of indigenous women’s organization in the Cordillera.
My name is Purba Chakma. I am from Khagrachari district of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Bangladesh). I think the main issue of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is the land issue.
Over 50 natives from Gua Musang marched to the Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia headquarters to hand a memorandum against logging in their area. Source: KiniTV Share on facebook Facebook
A China-backed sugarcane plantation in Cambodia’s Preah Vihear province is destroying the livelihoods of residents, according to ethnic minority villagers and civil society groups, despite official claims that the project
This animation video, titled “Leave No One Behind – SDGs and Indigenous Peoples”, aims to introduce what is the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for indigenous peoples. In the video, you will also find some of the demands of indigenous peoples across the world to make the 2030 Agenda slogan “Leave No One Behind” a reality and what IPs can contribute to ensure that the Goals are achieved without indigenous peoples being left behind.
The story of Pipoy and Bandam: The aspirations of Lumad children for a free and Lumad-relevant education
This documentary presents the experiences of Lumad children living in communities that are under attack due to resistance against militarization and resource extraction activities such as foreign large-scale mining, plantation
The non-recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights to their ancestral lands in the Philippines remains to be their core problem. The laws and policies promulgated by the Philippine government, especially those
Ms. Pratima Gurung, General Secretary of NIDA, Nepal explains the key three words for COP21: CLIMATE CHANGE, DISABILITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS for upcoming climate change conference UNFCCC, COP21 in Paris.