Indigenous leaders of the world will debate for two weeks to address recommendations to the Member States.
To indigenous peoples, the new year symbolizes the renewal of life. At the start of a new cycle, CHIRAPAQ extends its wishes for peace, hope and prosperity for the year 2018.
In the countryside and in the city mobilizations against violence and in favor of decent work were carried out.
Multitudinous parade roamed the province of Vilcas Huamán in Ayacucho.
The mother language is used for socializing in communities and as a weapon to confront discrimination in public space
The aim is to highlight violence to indigenous women visible through short films.
Waist weaving is an ancestral practice used by the Peruvian elderly to make most of their clothing. Fortunata and Juan, the two main characters of the film, still use this weaving technique today. They thus show how the fabric is woven, share the story of how they learned to do it, and call upon the young people lest they neglect to place value in this tradition and maintain this practice alive.
The residents of the small community of Santa Cruz de Pucaraccay, share their difficulties such us their lack of access to water, electricity and education. They also tell us about their dreams and wishes for the future.
Since ancient times our ancestors have practiced traditional medicine making use of the plants that nature offers us.
In a small village in Peru, women gather to prepare the chicha de jora as their mothers and grandmothers had in the past.
Women in the district of Laramate carry out productive initiatives that allow them to have an additional income for their homes. Their vision of organization and foresight, have been dynamizing the local economy and making the role of women visible as an axis of family and communal life.
Tarcila Rivera Zea, Quechua leader, was nominated as candidate to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Indigenous leaders state that world’s biodiversity would be at risk if indigenous rights are not included in the Paris Agreement.
Peru, indigenous youngsters await the possibility to continue documenting their communities’ reality and knowledge.
Putting an end to the conditions of poverty and exclusion suffered by indigenous women is the best way of eradicating violence.
Doris Loayza, MA Candidate at CLACS, shares her experience Knowing the work of CHIRAPAQ’s Indigenous Communication Program.
Deputy Minister Iván Lanegra plans to quit in the next few days due to controversy over entitlement of the right to prior consultation by Andean peoples.
Documentary on indigenous communicators who use the radio and ICTs to defend and exercise their rights.
Short documentary that explores the travails and difficulties that indigenous peoples from Peru face due to climate change.
CHIRAPAQ, which for the Quechua people of Ayacucho means “flashing of stars”, arose 25 years ago, when our country was disrupted with intense internal violence.