Articles with keyword "Indigenous Rights"
Posted on: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Keywords: Indigenous Rights, Latin America and Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Asia. Combating Violence Against Women, Environmental Justice. Peace Building, Women's Health, Economic Justice, UN, Haiti
In 2000, all member countries of the United Nations pledged to achieve eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015 – a target date that is rapidly approaching. These goals aim to tackle some of the most pressing threats of our...
Posted on: Thursday, March 22, 2012
Indigenous women, women in prisons and women working in maquilas face widespread abuses in Guatemala.
Posted on: Monday, February 6, 2012
MADRE stands with Indigenous Guatemalan women demanding justice for war crimes under Rios Montt.
Posted on: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
One of the important roles that MADRE plays is to connect the women leaders of our sister organizations.
Posted on: Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Representatives of Indigenous Peoples from the regions of Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, North America, Africa and Northern Europe, gathered at the Global Forum for Peoples’ Food Sovereignty in Rome from the 13th to the 17th of November 2009.Reaffirming our...
Posted on: Monday, June 8, 2009
Early Friday June 5, as hundreds of Indigenous protesters blocked a highway in the northern province of Bagua, a police force of some 600 opened fire into the crowd, killing 25 and injuring more than 150. In subsequent clashes over...
Posted on: Wednesday, June 6, 2007
A MADRE Position Paper Indigenous Peoples have fought for centuries against genocide, displacement, colonization, and forced assimilation, preserving their cultures and their identities as distinct Peoples. The ongoing attack has left Indigenous communities among the poorest and most marginalized...
Posted on: Tuesday, May 8, 2007
MADRE Speaks Spring/Summer 2007 Long-time MADRE supporters may recall that our first partnership—formed in 1983—was with Indigenous women in Nicaragua. Ever since then, MADRE has worked with Indigenous women who are organizing to...
Posted on: Thursday, April 26, 2007
by Mónica Alemán April 25, 2007 We as Indigenous women have always worked to combat rape and other forms of sexual violence through strategies that recognize that their rights as women and as Indigenous Peoples are inextricably...
Posted on: Tuesday, April 1, 2003
Keywords: Indigenous Rights
Indigenous Women and International LawBy Dr. Myrna Cunningham KainApril 2003There has been much talk of democracy in recent decades. But even a cursory observation reveals that institutionalized racism against Indigenous Peoples is the norm in every "democratic" country. This racism...