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11 February, 2013

Violence and Indigenous Women

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

Document presented to the CSW57
March 2013

Indigenous Women in Action Series / 12

Violence and Indigenous Women summarizes a larger systematization document- bearing the same title – produced at the initiative of indigenous women who are members of the Continental Network of Indigenous Women of the Americas (ECMIA), to be presented at the 57th meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

It presents an analysis of the context to understand and eradicate the different expressions of violence against indigenous women, such us armed conflicts and militarization and the impacts of extractive industries, among others.

It also presents a series of recommendations addressed to international organizations and international cooperation agencies, States, and the indigenous organizations themselves to tackles this problem, form its multiple dimensions and actors.

General Coordination: CHIRAPAQ
Production: Inclusion and Equality Consultant
Sponsored by: AECID, Ford Fundation
ISBN: 978-9972-679-47-6
February 2013
34 Pages

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