INDIGENOUS WOMEN\'S ORGANIZATIONS AND NETWORKS
Indigenous Women\'s Network of Thailand (IWNT). It was established in 2011 as an independent organization to work towards improving the lives of indigenous women in Thailand.
International Indigenous Women’s Forum (IIWF)/ Foro Internacional de Mujeres Indigenas (FIMI). A global network which links local, national and regional organizations from Asia, Africa and America and advocates for indigenous women’s specific issues at an international level.
National Indigenous Women\'s Federation (NIWF). It is a Kathmandu-based umbrella organization of Adivasi Janajati (Indigenous Nationalities) specifically women\'s organizations.
World Conference of Indigenous Women. Website on the recent World Conference of Indigenous Women in Lima, Peru on 28-30 October 2013.
WOMEN\'S ORGANIZATIONS AND NETWORKS
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD). It is Asia Pacific’s leading feminist, membership driven network using use capacity development, research, advocacy and activism to claim and strengthen women’s human rights.
International Women\'s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW). A feminist human rights organization which expects to promote an effective flow of information on the CEDAW Convention between the local and the global levels.
MADRE. It is an international women’s human rights organization that works in partnership with community-based women\'s organizations worldwide to address issues of health and reproductive rights, economic development, education and other human rights.
Women\'s UN Report Program & Network (WUNRN). It is a non-governmental organization established to implement the conclusions and recommendations of a United Nations Study on Freedom of Religion of Belief and the Status of Women From the Viewpoint of Religion and Traditions (E/CN.4/2002/73/Add.2).
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES\' ORGANIZATIONS AND NETWORKS
Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP). AIPP is a regional organization founded in 1988 by indigenous peoples\' movements and committed to the cause of promoting and defending indigenous peoples\' rights and human rights and articulating issues of relevance to indigenous peoples.
Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara/AMAN (Indigenous Peoples\' Alliance of the) Archipelago. AMAN is an indigenous peoples organization composed of indigenous peoples communities from Indonesia. The Alliance is working on Indigenous Peoples\' rights as well as well as the promotion of traditional knowledge and customary law.
Asia Pacific Indigenous Youth Network (APIYN). It is a coalition of young people and organizations from the Asia-Pacific which aims to empower indigenous youth to play a bigger and more visible role in addressing the needs of their people.
Indigenous Peoples and Biodiversity Portal. Website on indigenous peoples and biodiversity.
International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB). The IIFB is a collection of representatives from indigenous governments, indigenous non-governmental organizations and indigenous scholars and activists that organize around the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and other important international environmental meetings to help coordinate indigenous strategies at these meetings, provide advice to the government parties, and influence the interpretations of government obligations to recognize and respect indigenous rights to the knowledge and resources.
Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples’ International Centre for Policy Research and Education). It is an indigenous peoples’ organization working for the respect, protection and fulfillment of indigenous peoples’ rights and operationalization of indigenous peoples’ self-determined sustainable development.
UN WCIP. Website about the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, a high-level plenary meeting of the General Assembly to be held on September 22-23, 2014 in New York City.
NGOs AND ADVOCATES
Forest Peoples Programme (FPP). A non-governmental human rights organization which advocates an alternative vision of how forests should be managed and controlled, based on respect for the rights of the peoples who know them best.
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA). It is an international, non-governmental human rights organization that supports indigenous peoples\' struggle for human rights, self-determination, right to territory, control of land and resources, cultural integrity, and the right to development.
UN AGENCIES, TREATY BODIES AND MULTILATERALS
ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC). It is a body in the ASEAN established to promote and protect the human rights and fundamental freedoms of women and children in southeast Asia.
Special Rapporteur on the Right of Indigenous Peoples. Website of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples.
The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP). It is a subsidiary body of the Human Rights Council which provides the Council with thematic advice, in the form of studies and research, on the rights of Indigenous peoples as directed by the Council.
United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). UNPFII is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.
UN Women. The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
Knowledge Gateway for Women’s Economic Empowerment. It is an open global platform that promotes collaboration, learning and innovation with the objective of advancing women’s economic empowerment. It connects women and men in more than 190 economies with development partners from the private sector, civil society, governments and international organizations.