Mining the WOMB of the Earth: Struggles of Indigenous Women against destructive mining

Publisher: AIPP
Number of pages: 20
Publication language: English
Release year: 2013

Tags: Land rights, Climate, Human rights

This publication is a collection of stories of struggle of some indigenous women in Asia who directly face the negative impacts of mining.

These testimonies have been shared earlier in the following fora:

  1. National Consultation Workshop on ASEAN Mechanisms, Corporate Social Responsibilities and Indigenous Peoples, Baguio City, Philippines, 13- 14 November 2010
  2. National Consultation Workshop on ASEAN Mechanisms, Corporate Social Responsibilities and Indigenous Peoples, Jakarta, Indonesia, 16-17 November 2010
  3. Southeast Asia Regional Consultation on Development, Access to Justice and the Human Rights of Indigenous Women, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 30 October – 2 November 2013
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