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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

Les peuples autochtones du Népal demandent à participer à la révision de la constitution

En janvier 2010, le Indigenous Peoples Mega Front, la Lawyers' Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) et le Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) ont adressé une demande au Rapporteur spécial des Nations Unies sur la situation des droits de l'homme et des libertés fondamentales des peuples autochtones, suite au non respect par le Népal des recommandations des Nations Unies concernant l'exclusion des peuples autochtones du processus de révision de la Constitution du Népal. Lien à la Demande au Rapporteur spécial des Nations Unies (uniquement disponible en anglais)

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