Indigenous women of Nepal seek rights

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

There are 5,000 distinct groups of indigenous peoples in some 90 countries around the world. They make up more than five per cent of the world’s population.

On August 9th, they were celebrated at the United Nations during the annual International Day for the World's Indigenous Peoples.

Sangini Rana of Nepal is with the Federation of Indigenous Women of Nepal in America. She spoke to Gerry Adams about the indigenous people of Nepal and the fight for equal rights of indigenous Nepalese women.

Duration: 2:05

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