Articles with keyword "Indigenous Rights"
Posted on: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Today, world leaders will attend a United Nations climate summit to present proposals to reduce emissions.
Posted on: Thursday, February 13, 2014
Indigenous Women of the Americas requested John Ashe, President of the United Nations General Assembly, to designate an indigenous delegate
Posted on: Monday, February 10, 2014
The presence of extractive industries on land belonging to indigenous peoples has degenerated into a state of systematic violence against women
Posted on: Monday, March 19, 2012
Today, Ana Ceto Chávez of Muixil in Guatemala, will testify before the UN Human Rights Committee.
Posted on: Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Indigenous Women of North, Central and South America gathered today...
Posted on: Friday, May 20, 2011
MADRE received this press release from Verónica Vargas...
Posted on: Monday, November 15, 2010
The United States is now the lone holdout on endorsement of the Declaration.
Posted on: Monday, June 21, 2010
The Colombian government has not taken the necessary measures to investigate and end the hostility towards Afro-descendants, indigenous people and women leaders, who are solely defending their human rights. Take action for their human rights.
Ex Braceros Defend Their Own Workers' Rights in Immigration Reform and in the International Debate on Migrant Indigenous Workers' Rights at the UN
Posted on: Thursday, April 22, 2010
Keywords: Indigenous Rights
*The following is a press release from La Alianza de Ex-Braceros del Norte 1942-64.Statement to be read on April 22, 2010 3pm-6pm at UN General Assembly RoomSpeakers available from 6-8 pm Thursday, April 22, 2010 and 8-12 noon Friday, April...
Posted on: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
In January of 2010, close to 100 Indigenous women leaders from across Latin America and the Caribbean met in La Paz, Bolivia for the conference Building Strategic Partnerships for Governance and Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean ("Warmis KAY...
Posted on: Wednesday, June 10, 2009
As protests by Indigenous Peoples continue in Peru, Indigenous leader Alberto Pizango this week took refuge at the Nicaraguan embassy in Lima. The Peruvian government has sought his arrest, charging him with sedition for leading these protests. Today,...
Posted on: Wednesday, May 13, 2009
By Tarcila Rivera Zea, member of MADRE's Network of Experts Partial translation from the original Spanish. Continental Network of Indigenous WomenSouth American RegionLima, May 13, 2009To: Alan Garcia Perez, President of the Republic of PeruJavier Velasques Quesquen, President of the Congress of...
Posted on: Tuesday, March 24, 2009
For the fifth consecutive year, MADRE and our sister organization CHIRAPAQ facilitated a stone carving workshop for Indigenous Quechua and Ashaninkas youth in rural and urban communities in Ayacucho, Peru. The goal of the project is to give Indigenous children...
Posted on: Monday, October 8, 2007
A version of this resource has appeared in Foreign Policy in Focus. Last month, after 30 years of advocacy by Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations finally passed the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This Declaration...
Posted on: Thursday, September 13, 2007
September 13, 2007—New York—Today, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly will deliberate over whether to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a human rights framework over twenty years in the making. In advance of these negotiations, MADRE...
Posted on: Wednesday, September 5, 2007
MADRE Calls for the Adoption of the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous PeoplesOn September 13, the UN General Assembly will decide whether to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Declaration establishes a framework for...
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Iraqi government 'likely complicit' in persecution of LGBT community (The Guardian, November 19, 2014)
LGBT Iraqis face 'imminent risk of death' under Islamic State (Washington Blade, November 19, 2014)
Iraq: "When Coming Out is a Death Sentence" (San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, November 19, 2014)
The World's Obsession With Schoolgirls As Victims, And Why It's Putting Them In Danger (Think Progress, November 9, 2014)
Forbidden Talk - Prostitution in the Middle East (Levant TV, October 7, 2014)