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COP24: Indigenous women call to defend Mother Earth at climate conference

With a spiritual ceremony, the Indigenous Peoples Caucus and the Women and Gender Constituency celebrated Indigenous Women’s Day during COP24, in Poland.

Indigenous midwives demand their recognition by the States at the UN

They maintain that the integration of their traditional knowledge will favor maternal and child health in indigenous communities.

UN and States adopt indigenous women’s proposals on protection of rights and territories

Commission on the Status of Women agreements include recommendations about human rights, sustainable production and ancestral indigenous knowledge.

Participation of indigenous women is key to face climate change

Female Leaders from all continents called for greater participation in COP23

How does climate change affect indigenous women?

Indigenous women are calling on women’s ministries to promote their participation in climate change policies.

CHIRAPAQ marched for indigenous women in Peru

In the countryside and in the city mobilizations against violence and in favor of decent work were carried out.

Violence slows economic growth among indigenous women

Populist welfare policiescontribute to their economic impoverishment, say during UN conference.

State and Violence against Indigenous Women

A state that does not respect or promote respect for rights is a State that promotes violence.

Upcoming session on indigenous women and local economies

On Friday, as part of the board of governors meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Indigenous women convene in Lima in fight against systems of violence

Indigenous women met in Lima to discuss and prepare for the UN meeting to be held next week in New York.

The best investment against violence

Putting an end to the conditions of poverty and exclusion suffered by indigenous women is the best way of eradicating violence.

Indigenous women of the world warn that they will give their lives to defend their lands

Indigenous women pledge to be part of the solution to the food crisis that will consequently result in climate change.

Indigenous women demand medical attention that respects their culture

The Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas reminded states of their commitment to guarantee intercultural health services.

General Recommendations – Sharing Advances for New Challenges

General recommendations of the First International Forum of Indigenous Women. April 13-16, 2008.

Declaration Sharing Advances for New Challenges

Statement of the First International Forum of Indigenous Women. April 13-16, 2008.