Faced with the arrival of the coronavirus in their territories, indigenous peoples are in a high vulnerability for several reasons, including higher levels of poverty, lack of access to essential services, higher prevalence of chronic diseases, and various cultural barriers, including language. Also, for some indigenous peoples, especially those with a small population, in … [Read more...] about Indigenous peoples show the way
Medical surgeon, Miskito feminist and indigenous activist from Nicaragua. She has participated in political-social processes linked to the struggle for the rights of women and indigenous peoples of Latin America. She has been coordinator of the Indigenous Chair of the Intercultural Indigenous University. Today she is president of the Fund for the Development of Indigenous Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean (FILAC) and of the Association for Women's Rights and Development (AWID), after being in charge, until 2013, of the Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues of the United Nations.