Peuples Autochtones


05 Sep 2018
It’s has already been 9 months that we are promoting the #IndigenousWomen Campaign with the support of more than 90 organizations.  We would really like to thank our supporters and invite you to continue spreading the word and making #Indigenous Women #VisibleWomen! Today we have several activities ongoing. Please join us and share the message! 1.  Indigenous Women Day Commemorative activity, Santiago, Chile Access all the details at   2. Press story (Global) La exclusión laboral y política acorrala a las indígenas en tres continentes 3. Press story (Guatemala) Recuperando hábitos alimentarios en Guatemala 4. Indigenous Women Video Message Listen to them clicking here.  5. Tweets 
30 Aug 2018
The call is now open until September 5th! Participate! 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 in international forums, to raise...
09 Aug 2018
8 août 2018, Rome - Le Directeur général de la FAO, José Graziano da Silva a appelé les pays à rallier une campagne visant à promouvoir les droits des femmes autochtones et à encourager leur participation dans les discussions politiques en vue de réaliser l'Objectif de développement durable Faim Zéro. Vidéo: Message...
09 Aug 2018
There are 185 million indigenous women worldwide. They are fisherwomen, pastoralists, hunter-gatherers and defenders of their lands and natural resources. Despite their economic and social contribution, indigenous women are often excluded from decision-making processes. Their work is often undervalued and unpaid, and their rights are not always respected. Which is why we need to raise the voices of Indigenous women says Yon Fernandez de Larrinoa, FAO's Indigenous Peoples Team Leader.   Listen to the podcast here!
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,...