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30 Apr 2018
Indigenous women and men should have equal rights to lands and territories. In some communities indigenous women are marginalize and do not have access to land. Increase the visibility of indigenous women will raise awareness of these challenges they face. The Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger, launched by FAO, FIMI and Notimia, aims at making indigenous women’s challenges and contributions visible as a necessary step to “leave no one behind” in the...
26 Apr 2018
Du 16 au 27 Avril 2018 a lieu la Dix-septième Session de l’Instance Permanente des Nations Unies sur les Questions Autochtones autour du thème : “Droits collectifs des peuples autochtones sur leurs terres, leurs territoires et leurs ressources”. Compte tenu du lien direct de ce thème avec le mandat de la FAO, le Directeur Général,...
18 Apr 2018
Asia is home to the largest number of indigenous peoples on Earth, with an estimated 260 million of a total of 370 million original inhabitants worldwide, yet Asian indigenous peoples are among the poorest of the poor, often facing denial of rights, discrimination, marginalization and loss of control over their lands and natural resources. Within this context, indigenous women are the most vulnerable facing a “triple discrimination” on the basis of their ethnicity, socio-economic condition and gender. This threefold discrimination reverberates through all aspects of their lives, limiting the contributions that they could provide to sustainable development and achieving the Zero...
24 Jan 2018
Twelve indigenous and afro-descendant communicators from Mexico and Nicaragua reported live from Mexico City on the issues discussed during the High-Level Forum: Empower indigenous women to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean. At the Forum, whose objective was to develop recommendations for public policies that promote gender equality and the rights of indigenous women, the communicators organized panel discussions, interviews and press releases to keep the indigenous women's organizations in the region informed.  These communicators are articulated around the News Agency of Indigenous and Afro-descendant Women (NOTIMIA), a network that seeks to make visible the...
15 Jan 2018
On January 12 and 13 during the celebration of the High Level Forum Empowering indigenous women to eradicate hunger and malnutrition in Latin America and the Caribbean, FAO launched the advocacy campaign "Make them visible, empower them". This campaign seeks to increase the empowerment of indigenous women through the recognition of their contributions and challenges to the achievement of Zero Hunger and the whole Sustainable Development Agenda. "Indigenous women have fundamental roles in the spiritual, social and family arenas and are seed guardians - critical carriers of specialized knowledge," said FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva during the...