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08 Aug 2018
It is estimated that there are more than 185 million indigenous women in the world belonging to different regions and cultures. Although their way of life and traditions are not the same, most of them play a crucial role in guaranteeing the food security of their communities and in protecting natural resources, benefitting the more of 7 billion people inhabiting the world. Indigenous women participate in multiple productive activities and contribute to the economic and social development of their communities. They are fisherfolks, farmers, pastoralists, shepherds and forest guardians, among many other roles. "But on many occasions, our rights are neither recognized,...
26 Jul 2018
Under the framework of the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger, FAO and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) launch the “Indigenous women and food security in Asia” Photo contest. We invite all indigenous women from Asia to participate in this initiative that seeks to highlight the different ways in which indigenous women contribute to food security and the economic and social development of their communities. The best ten photos will be part of a photographic exhibition that will take place in FAO headquarters and...
18 Jul 2018
The Violet Chair represents the place of indigenous women in negotiating tables, dialogue spaces and policy-making processes. This initiative is part of the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger,launched by FAO in January 2018, with the collaboration of the International Indigenous Women Forum (FIMI/IIWF) and the News Agency of Indigenous and Afro-descendent Women (NOTIMIA
11 Jul 2018
 Within the framework of the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger, the workshop "Visibilizing the contributions of indigenous women for food security through information technologies" was held in Cochabamba, Bolivia from July 2 to 4, 2018. This meeting was held under the auspices of the United Nations Organization for Food and Agriculture (FAO) and was facilitated by the News Agency of Indigenous and Afro-descendent Women (NOTIMIA). The workshop was aimed at strengthening the capacities of indigenous women in the use of information and communication technologies (ICT), specifically to raise awareness of the important contributions of...
06 Jul 2018
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum, IIWF/FIMI, are pleased to call for indigenous women leaders from Africa to the Training of Trainers on Human Rights, Food and Nutrition Security.  FIMI is a global network of indigenous women leaders that links local, national and regional organizations from Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. FIMI’s mission is to bring together indigenous women leaders and human rights activists from different parts of the world to coordinate agendas, capacity-build and develop leadership roles. FIMI encourages the coherent and substantive inclusion of the...