Indigenous peoples in Peru are fighting for their rights

In the mountain village of Umachulco in Peru, women work together to strengthen their rights. Photo: Louise Gripenberg.

Of: Louise Gripenberg

In the mountain village of Umachulco in southern Peru, women have joined a national women's indigenous organization called Femucarinap. They work to increase the community and strengthen their rights, which has led to increased hope for a vulnerable people.

September 17, 2020, Chronicle

“Break the silence, end the violence”

Another missing and murdered indigenous women's march in Minnesota, 2017 Source: Flickr

Of: Louise Gripenberg and Maria Ricksten

In the beginning of October 2018, another march for indigenous rights was held in Montreal, Canada. Hundreds gathered to remind politicians and police officers of the missing and murdered indigenous women. Canada's long history of ethnic discrimination continues to echo today alongside the government's failure to address this structural violence.

October 26, 2018, Article, English, Magazine