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By Adriana Hernandez (Maya K'iche', CS Staff)

According to reports by UN Women, one in three women has experienced some form of sexual or physical violence. Violence against women and girls happens in many different contexts, including times of both peace and conflict, natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and pandemics. It can happen within the family or community, or outside in broader society. 

 Reporting on week two of COP27!

The two-week 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP27) held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, came to a close on November 19, 2022. Cultural Survival’s Indigenous delegation of six was on the ground reporting directly on the most important issues concerning the climate negotiations and the implications for the rights and futures of Indigenous Peoples.

COP27, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt | 11 November 2022

The International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) collectively requests Parties to support the following language to be included in the COP27 Cover Decision. Recognising that there is universal support from Parties for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007), and that Parties recommitted to upholding the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples Outcome Document (2014), the IIPFCC considers the following prop

Cultural Survival's delegation is on the ground at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP 27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, through November 18. We are excited to share that Indigenous Peoples have one of the largest delegations to date, with close to 250 Indigenous representatives.

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