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Indigenous peoples take action!

Activities to support the #IndigenousWomen, Visible Women campaign 

1. Join the campaign

Click here to make the registration of your organization and send your logo to indigenous-peoples@fao.org so it can be showcased in the campaign website. 

 

 

2. Support the violet chair initiative!

Nothing about indigenous women, without indigenous women

The initiative of the violet chair is a call to the authorities, organizations, international community, academia and civil society to guarantee and make visible the full and effective participation of indigenous women in decision-making processes that affect them and their communities.

How to do it?

1. Organize meetings, forums and dialogue spaces where indigenous women from indigenous communities, to present their vision and proposals to respond to the challenges of food and nutrition security and sustainable development.

2. Use a violet chair, which can be made with indigenous textiles, symbols or handicrafts in violet tones, in presidiums, round tables, panel discussions, and any other dialogue space, where there is an indigenous woman participating and raising her voice on behalf of indigenous women.

3. Call artisans from indigenous communities to create a violet chair with elements of their own culture (textiles, symbols, handicrafts) to call on authorities, organizations, the international community, academia and civil society to guarantee full participation of indigenous women in the decision-making processes that directly affect them and their communities.

3. Spread the word!

Read more about indigenous women and their contribution to food security and nutrition here. 

Download the campaign materials here and share them on your social-media channels.

 

 

4. Raise your voice!

Print the campaign banner or write down the hashtag #IndigenousWomen, visible women and take a picture of indigenous women, men, children, authorities and any other person that supports the campaign with it.

Send it to indigenous-peoples@fao.org so it could be part of the supporters'gallery! 

Record a video (1 minute) of an indigenous women answering to one of this questions:

a) How indigenous-women contributes to food security?

b) Why is important to make visible indigenous women at the national policies for rural development?

Send your videos to indigenous-peoples@fao.org so it can be published as this one: video message

For further information and to register any activity developed within the framework of the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women, please contact indigenous-peoples@fao.org