Current News at the Institute

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Columbia’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program) and the International Indigenous Women’s Forum- IIWF/FIMI- in cooperation with  Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute organized a three-day seminar with Indigenous women leaders.

Book Launch at United Nations
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Spring 2018
Monday, March 5, 2018

The Indigenous Peoples Rights Program at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights is organizing the following events this coming Spring, in collaboration with other Columbia departments as well as with Indigenous and other organizations.

 

Indigenous Women Leaders at Columbia: a Three-day Seminar

11-13 April 2018

Organized in collaboration with the International Indigenous Women’s Forum and Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute.

 

International Symposium on Environmental Violence Against Indigenous Women

14-15 April 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Something extraordinary is happening in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh, something worse that other times, with alleged rape and abduction of girls by police, attacks on the family of the traditional chief and continuing traumatization and insecurity of the two Marma sisters.

The International CHT Commission just issued a statement on February 18 via the CHT Commission website.

Save the Date!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Columbia University, 14-15 April 2018

Jerome Greene Hall 103, Columbia Law School, 116th Street and Amsterdam 

 

Focus: Advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls

The 3rd International Indigenous Women’s Symposium on Environment and Reproductive Health will be held in Columbia University on 14-15 April 2018. Focus of the International Symposium will be on advancing research and assessing impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls.

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