FIMI, IFIP and AWID launches a joint report “A Call to Action: Insights Into the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups”

The International Indigenous Women Forum -FIMI-, is pleased to share the the report “A Call to Action: Insights Into the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups”, a joint report promoted by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development -AWID- , the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples -IFIP- in collaboration with FIMI. The report...

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Berta Cáceres, Honduran environment and human rights activist, murdered

Berta Cáceres, the Honduran indigenous and environmental rights campaigner, has been murdered, barely a week after she was threatened for opposing a hydroelectric project. Her death prompted international outrage at the murderous treatment of campaigners in Honduras, as well as a flood of tributes to a prominent and courageous defender of...

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Global Press Institute Diversity Report

For decades, the news business has been talking about diversifying its newsrooms. While some gains have been tallied, the overall picture of mainstream newsrooms remains predominantly white and male. In its annual census the American Society of News Editors reported that newsroom diversity in 2015 remained stable at 12.76 percent. Specialty...

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Seattle Events Featuring Environmental Justice Activists Berta Cáceres and Miriam Miranda

Berta Cáceres Seattle welcomes two globally renowned environmental justice leaders: Berta Cáceres, winner of the 2015 Goldman Prize, the world’s largest environmental prize, and Miriam Miranda, winner of the 2015 Food Sovereignty Prize. Please join us at one or more of the events below to learn from these incredible women...

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