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#IndigenousPeoplesDay | #Colombia: Armed groups target #indigenous children in particular because they know the lay of the land where these groups operate.
In the context of #displacement, indigenous children are more vulnerable➕face discrimination.
#BernardoCaalXol is one of many #HRDs who has been criminalized for his work defending #Indigenous lands in #Guatemala. The free, prior, and informed consent of #Indigenous peoples must be protected, including through mechanisms at the #UnitedNations
Although they comprise less than 5% of the world population, Indigenous peoples protect 80% of the Earth’s biodiversity in the forests, deserts, grasslands, and marine environments in which they have lived for thousands of years. #INDIGENOUS
This year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples recognizes the crucial role of Indigenous women as pillars for their communities. Learn more at:
More than estimated 476M indigenous people live in 90 countries around the world, according to UN