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"Triple discrimination" holds back indigenous women and girls: FAO

Yon Fernandez de Larrinoa. Photo: UN News/Matthew Wells

Indigenous women and girls suffer from "triple discrimination" when it comes to their rights and well-being, according to an Advocacy Officer from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Yon Fernandez de Larrinoa has…

28 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Information is power for indigenous women of the Americas

NOTIMIA members Guadalupe Martinez from Mexico and Nidia Bustillos Rodriguez from Bolivia. Photo: UN News/D. Penn

Indigenous women from the Americas are creating their own media to tell their stories and preserve the traditional knowledge…

27 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Indigenous peoples have "come a long way" in past decade: Cree chief

Willie Littlechild. Photo: UN News/Jocelyne Sambira

Indigenous peoples have "come a long way" since signing the UN Declaration on their rights a decade ago and…

26 Apr 2017 / Listen /

10th anniversary of UN Indigenous Declaration marks "milestone"

Åsa Larsson-Blind. Photo: UN News/Jocelyne Sambira

The tenth anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has reached a "milestone", the President…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /
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