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The Indigenous Navigator – Charting pathways to realize SDG 16 with indigenous peoples
April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5
Around the globe, conflict, insecurity, weak institutions and limited access to justice remain great threats to sustainable development. Indigenous Navigator data shows that this is also the case for indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples, and indigenous women and girls in particular, face intersecting forms of discrimination shaping specific forms of violence and exclusion experienced by them. They are exposed human rights violations, such as child labour, forced labour and human trafficking. Indigenous women and girls are disproportionally affected by gender-based violence and discrimination, further hampering their access to education, healthcare, decent work, as well as their participation in public life. At the same, Indigenous Navigator Data reveals that indigenous peoples encounter important barriers in access to justice and lack representation in parliaments and local governments. (…)