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In this article, Professor Joshua Cooper outlines the process by which women might use the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women to hold their governments accountable to preserving their rights.

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The Pastoralists Indigenous Non Governmental Organizations’ Forum (PINGO’s Forum) is an advocacy coalition of 53 indigenous peoples organizations working in Tanzania for the rights of marginalized indigenous pastoralists and hunter-gatherers communities.

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The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) was formed by grassroots Indigenous peoples and individuals to address environmental and economic justice issues (EJ). IEN’s activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, health of both our people and all living things,…

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This video provides the full panel that occurred in April 2015 at Simon Fraser University in Canada. The different speakers talk on the accountability of Canadian companies abroad, the rights of indigenous groups in both a political and legal sense and the mindset of extractivism in Canada. There is a special focus on the different legal systems which arise in mining struggles – national, international and indigenous.

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This OXFAM document provides basic information about the right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) according to Article 10 of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This resource also outlines comprehensive steps on how to use FPIC to protect the rights of indigenous peoples against harmful development projects such as dams, mines, and logging.

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The National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, Inc. (NIWRC) is a Native nonprofit organization that was created specifically to serve as the National Indian Resource Center (NIRC) Addressing Domestic Violence and Safety for Indian Women. Under this grant project and in compliance with statutory requirements, the NIWRC will seek to enhance the capacity of American Indian…

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An analysis of social movements spearheaded by indigenous organizations and farmers. El Salvador is a country with social and economic indicators that show a great disadvantage toward indigenous populations. Unsurprisingly, this often causes people to move from the rural country side to the city proper, but there is still high inequality in terms of income, with only a small percentage of the country’s population acquiring the greatest wealth. The analysis is in Spanish.

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Organization logo: El Consejo Indígena de Centro America

El Consejo Indígena de Centro America (CICA) es una organización regional de los Pueblos Indígenas de Centroamérica, que se rige a partir de principios cosmogónicos de los Pueblos y sus organizaciones tradicionales en busca del ejercicio de los derechos de autonomía y libre determinación.

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