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The Rights of Indigenous Women in Nepal

A shadow report to the 49th Session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), jointly submitted by the National Indigenous Women's Federation (NIWF), the Lawyers' Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) and Forest Peoples Programme (FPP).

Nepal's indigenous peoples demand to participate in the revision of the constitution

In January 2010, the Indigenous Peoples Mega Front, the Lawyers' Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) and the Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) submitted a request to the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples, following Nepal's failure to comply with UN recommendations regarding the exclusion of indigenous peoples from the revision of Nepal's Constitution. Link to the Request to UN Special Rapporteur

Los pueblos indígenas de Nepal exigen participar en la revisión de la constitución

A raíz de que Nepal desoyera las recomendaciones de la ONU en relación con la exclusión de los pueblos indígenas de la revisión de la Constitución de Nepal, en enero de 2010 el Indigenous Peoples Mega Front, la Lawyers' Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples y el Forest Peoples Programme presentaron una petición al Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la situación de los derechos humanos y las libertades fundamentales de los indígenas. Enlace a la Petición al Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas (disponible solamente en inglés)

Request to UN Special Rapporteur for follow-up on Nepal's failure to comply with UN recommendations regarding the exclusion of indigenous peoples from the revision of Nepal's Constitution

(See CERD's September 2009 communication to Nepal, in related reports)Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous Peoples (SRIP)By the Indigenous Peoples Mega Front, the Lawyers' Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP), and the Forest Peoples Programme