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Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) New Publication: HerStory of Empowerment, Leadership and Justice

‘The indigenous women’s voices and “her stories”, as an integral part of the women’s movement and indigenous peoples’ movement, remain faint. This reflects the overall conditions of indigenous women as relatively more marginalized, discriminated against and dis-empowered at all levels. It also illustrates the urgent need to strengthen indigenous women’s organizations and institutions, as well as their leadership and effective participation, in all matters that concern them as women and as indigenous peoples.’ Joan Carling, Secretary General, AIPP.

Mining the Womb of the Earth: Struggles of Indigenous Women against destructive mining

This publication, published by AIPP, is a collection of stories of struggle of some indigenous women in Asia who directly face the negative impacts of mining. This publication is part of the Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Defenders Network (IPHRD Net) efforts to inform actors and stakeholders of the efforts of indigenous women and their communities to address violations of their rights, particularly their collective rights as indigenous peoples. The IPHRD Net is supported by the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR).

Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW): The Land Rights of Rural Women. 31 October 2013

A formal submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) to contribute to the elaboration of a General Recommendation on Rural Women under the Convention. The submission highlights the specific circumstances of indigenous women and the need to focus on achieving coherence between CEDAW and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. 

Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls: A Complex Phenomenon

This briefing note, published by the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Forest Peoples Programme, is intended to develop discussion and thought about the complexity of the challenges of violence against indigenous women and girls. Work being done by indigenous women’s organisations in Asia and around the world has increasingly drawn attention to the need for specific analysis and understanding to be established of the nature and forms of such violence. This note also intends to shed light on the need to respect rights in totality, to simultaneously respect and protect the individual and collective rights of indigenous women.

Violencia contra las mujeres y niñas indígenas: Un fenómeno complejo

Esta nota informativa, publicada por el Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact o AIPP (Pacto de Pueblos Indígenas de Asia) y el Forest Peoples Programme tiene la finalidad de fomentar el debate y la reflexión sobre la complejidad de los retos que plantea la violencia contra las mujeres y las niñas indígenas. La labor de las organizaciones de mujeres indígenas tanto de Asia como del resto del mundo está llamando crecientemente la atención sobre la necesidad de realizar un análisis específico de este tipo de violencia para poder comprender con precisión su naturaleza y sus formas. Esta nota también tiene la finalidad de aclarar la necesidad de respetar los derechos en su totalidad, para respetar y proteger simultáneamente los derechos individuales y colectivos de las mujeres indígenas.

Violence Against Indigenous Women And Girls: A Complex Phenomenon (La violence à l’égard des femmes et des filles autochtones : un phénomène complexe)

Cette note d’information, publiée par le Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) et le Forest Peoples Programme, a pour objectif de promouvoir le débat et la réflexion sur la complexité des défis liés à la violence à l’égard des femmes et des filles autochtones. Le travail des organisations de femmes autochtones d’Asie et du monde entier se concentre de plus en plus sur la nécessité d’effectuer une analyse spécifique pour mieux comprendre la nature et les formes de cette violence. Cette note entend par ailleurs mettre l’accent sur la nécessité de se conformer aux droits dans leur totalité, pour respecter et protéger en même temps les droits individuels et collectifs des femmes autochtones.

Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan Adat, Baik Tua dan Muda: Sebuah fenomena yang kompleks

Paparan teknis (briefing note) ini, diterbitkan oleh Pakta Masyarakat Adat Asia [Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)] dan Forest Peoples Programme dimaksudkan untuk membangun diskusi dan pemikiran tentang kompleksitas tantangan-tantangan kekerasan terhadap perempuan adat tua dan muda.  Kerja-kerja yang tengah dilakukan oleh organisasi-organisasi perempuan adat di Asia dan di seluruh dunia telah semakin menarik perhatian pada kebutuhan akan adanya analisis spesifik dan pemahaman tentang sifat dan bentuk kekerasan tersebut. Catatan ini juga bermaksud untuk menjelaskan kebutuhan untuk menghormati hak-hak secara totalitas, untuk menghormati sekaligus melindungi hak-hak individu dan kolektif perempuan adat.

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).