Human Rights

Looking back at a year under COVID-19: Indigenous Peoples’ struggles and resilience during the pandemic

13 Ene 2021 - 20:31

Environmental degradation, conflicts over resources, expropriation of land and human rights violations continue to detrimentally impact their lives.

Consultation or non-consultation: Here lies the dilemma

30 Nov 2020 - 10:34

In Peru, there has so far only been one case in which consultation formats were developed, since the application of the principle of self-determination.

International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples: Today’s major issues

7 Ago 2019 - 10:17

A record 400 environmental and human rights defenders were killed in 2017 – approximately half of whom were indigenous peoples who died defending their land and rights.

Putla: A 75-year-old woman indigenous rights defender

15 Mayo 2019 - 07:29

In the beginning of this millennium, the Souy people’s livelihood was under increasing pressure from newcomers who, illegally, entered their land and started cutting down tree

New land law threatens millions of livelihoods in Myanmar

4 Dic 2018 - 09:03

IWGIA is greatly concerned that the rapid implementation of the amended law may increase land conflicts and grievances rather than solve them

When you are labelled a terrorist because you defend your people’s rights

14 Ago 2018 - 00:11

More than 30 indigenous leaders and activists were named on the terrorist list submitted by Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Peter L. Ong to the Manila Court on 21st February

Peru’s human rights record to be reviewed by Universal Periodic Review

7 Nov 2017 - 19:53

Peru is one of the 14 States to be reviewed by the UPR Working Group during its upcoming session taking place from 6 to 17 November.

Three key issues for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Peru

12 Oct 2017 - 11:51

Right to communication, protection of peoples in isolation and safeguards in REDD+ projects are three key issues for review in human rights that Peru will have in November.

Protecting women’s rights in the face of domestic violence in India and Burundi

19 Dic 2016 - 00:25

Worldwide, 35 per cent of women have experienced either physical or sexual violence at some point in their lives—a figure that, in some countries, is as high as 70 per cent.