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During the eighteenth session of the Permanent Forum of the United Nations for Indigenous Issues, indigenous midwives of the Americas will share their hardships to to preserve indigenous understandings of birth.
They maintain that the integration of their traditional knowledge will favor maternal and child health in indigenous communities.
Indigenous leaders of the world will debate for two weeks to address recommendations to the Member States.
Organizations from Peru, Mexico and Canada will share thoughts about indigenous midwifery in the United Nations headquarters.
Parallel event organized by UNFPA and CHIRAPAQ at the 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Preparatory meeting will be organized to ensure indigenous participation during the next session at the United Nations in New York.
The Peruvian activist, Tarcila Rivera Zea, remarked the necessity to promote equal opportunities for indigenous men and women.
Tarcila Rivera Zea, Quechua leader, was nominated as candidate to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.
Joint ECMIA and COICA statement addressed to indigenous wise elders and representatives in the United Nations Permanent Forum of Indigenous Issues.