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.

Dialogue on the state of indigenous midwifery in the Americas

Organizations from Peru, Mexico and Canada will share thoughts about indigenous midwifery in the United Nations headquarters.

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.

Nothing About Us Without Us

And assessment of the implementation of the The Beijing Platform and Action Plan from the indigenous women viewpoint.

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 to Convene at Guatemala Meeting

The Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas has hereby opened the nominations process for its VII Meeting. More than three hundred indigenous leaders from North, Central and South America will gather from the 16th to 19th of November in Guatemala City to take stock of the progress thusfur in the recognition of their […]

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.

Political Position Document and Plan of Action of the World’s Indigenous Women

Common action agenda of indigenous women from the seven socio-cultural world regions.

Population, Development and Indigenous Women

Perspective and Proposal 20 Years after the VI International Conference on Population and Development, Cairo+20.

Keeping tradition alive

Work is underway to preserve the traditional arts and crafts of the Yanesha women of Peru. By Stitch, creating with fabric+thread.

Indigenous Women Seek for their Representative

Indigenous organizations are invited to nominate a representative of women for the World Conference of Indigenous Peoples.

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.

Violence and Indigenous Women

An analysis of the context to understand and eradicate the different expressions of violence against indigenous women.

Voices Through Time (video)

Documentary on indigenous communicators who use the radio and ICTs to defend and exercise their rights.

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.

Yanesha women revive traditional dyeing with innovative designs

The First Yánesha Exhibition and Fair revealed the beauty of Amazonian textiles and the skills of the women who keep this art alive.

Call for urgent insitu mediation

ECMIA – South America statement calling for urgent mediation of the United Nations to stop the violence in the Peruvian Amazon.