MADRE Statements

MADRE Partner FIMI at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Posted on: Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Keywords: Event, Combating Violence Against Women, Indigenous Rights, UN

May 9,
10th Floor, Church Center,
United Nations, New York.

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In depth session:

Violence against Indigenous Women.

"A life without violence, a life with autonomy"

The International Indigenous Women's Forum with the support of UNWOMEN proposes an in-depth session on violence against indigenous women to deepen on the various perspectives that indigenous women have about violence, share best practices and success stories of empowerment of indigenous women as a step to eliminate and prevent violence and reflect on the interaction of individual and collective rights of indigenous women in contexts of violence.

4:00 to 5:00 PM

5:00 to 6:00 PM

6:00 to 7:30 PM 


"Let's celebrate life without violence"

7:30 to 9:00 PM

Simultaneous Interpretation will be provided Spanish / English

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