Los desalojos de indígenas y población rural están a la orden del día en el país donde los herederos de la dictadura aún conservan intactas sus tierras robadas
Despite being at the forefront of local adaptation strategies, women are ignored in most climate actions.
Transparency International is inviting experts to work on a consultancy about how land corruption affects discriminated and marginalised groups.
Powerful indigenous women, guardians of the forests and ancestral knowledge of Africa, Mesoamerica and the Colombian Amazon and Brazil, joined their voices at the event “Indigenous Women: Weaving the climate change agenda towards a sustainable future” to make an urgent call to stop the violence caused by climate change and the destruction of the environment that continues to affect their territories; and demand recognition of their ancestral knowledge as essential contributions to the future of humanity.
At CoP27, 41 grassroots women’s organizations launch new Global South Alliance for Indigenous and local women and girls
Ecuador’s Constitutional Court has ruled that an Indigenous community’s right to free, prior and informed consultation was violated by oil projects, and called for stronger protections to guarantee Indigenous communities’ rights to decide over extractive projects in their territories.
In most of the communities in the country and even elsewhere around the globe, lands are mostly owned by men. Thus women have little access and rights to ownership of lands where they could cultivate.
Different marginalized population groups like women, refugees, pastoralists and IPLC will be at the center of the discussion.
Theme for first round: Gender & Property Rights
In Mwanza, Tanzania, Nairukoki Leyian-Naisinyai tells me that here, "Corporations come with papers from the government claiming that they have the right to our land." She points to the large corporations that have entered the lands of the Maasai people to mine rubies and tanzanite.
Far too few Indian women have any legal title to property, despite legislative efforts to fix a sharp gender imbalance in inheritance, especially in rural India. This restricts their agency.
LANDac International Conference 2022 Session Summary