Human rights of women addressed at Indigenous Permanent Forum

UN Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues

The human rights of indigenous women have been spotlighted recently at the United Nations. 

Tarsila Rivera of the Global Indigenous Women's Caucus is an indigenous Qechua from the Andes region of Peru, South America. 

She participated in the recent United Nations Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues.

She told Gerry Adams that the Permanent Forum was important this year because governments will pay attention to the recommendations on women and human rights the Forum makes.

Duration: 2’49″

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