Resources

Sengwer Women’s Experiences of Evictions

Since the 1960s, the Sengwer peoples of western Kenya have been experiencing forced evictions from their home in the name of conservation. Since 2014, these evictions have intensified.

Toolkit on Indigenous women's rights in Africa

Forest Peoples Programme has created this toolkit to help indigenous women in Africa to better understand the African human rights system and how to use it effectively to secure their rights.

Trousse d'information sur les droits des femmes autochtones

Forest Peoples Programme a développé cette trousse d'information pour afin d'aider les femmes autochtones d'Afrique à mieux comprendre le système africain des droits de l'homme et des peuples et les façons de s'impliquer auprès de ses mécanismes pour assurer une meilleure protection de leurs droits. 

The Health Situation of Women and Children in Central African Pygmy Peoples - May 2006

We are completely neglected and forgotten. Even our wives do not have access to midwives. They are permanently exposed to death because of lack of care during their pregnancy and deliveries. This came with the so-called modern life into which we were dragged. It did not exist when we were living in our natural environment. We had so many plants for such problems... Twa man from Kalehe district, Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)[2]