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Orientation for Journalists on "Land Rights of Women and Indigenous Peoples: Role of Media"

Monday, 4th September 2017

The media plays an important role in highlighting the deprivation of the underprivileged groups in society and it is important for journalists who are working in the different sectors of the media to be aware of the rights of marginalized people including women and indigenous groups. 

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ILC Asia Members' Declaration on the International Youth Day

Sunday, 13th August 2017

For the very first time, ILC Asia started the discussion to include the youths within its struggle over land. Young farmers from five Asian countries gathered in Bogor, Indonesia from the 10th to 12th of August 2017. Participants in the regional gathering brainstormed ideas on youth and land which resulted in a common agenda of working together for a campaign with the commitments of organizations who participated. The initiative called “Securing the Future: Land Rights for Rural Youths” was opened on the occasion of International Youth Day 2017.

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Unifying the heterogeneity to collectively pursue a shared vision fighting for equal rights for women

Thursday, 3rd August 2017

An inspiring and lively training on grassroots leadership was organized by our member, SWADHINA, in Kalkuta, India. Diverse participants and presenters coming from different castes, states and other backgrounds took part in the training. It was a good opportunity for participants to learn and share experiences from one another. It allowed them to have a better understanding of what type of leadership can be exercised at a practical level, especially when it comes to women’s land rights.

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KPA encourages TORA implementation through the Forestry Area Relinquishment Scheme

Thursday, 3rd August 2017

In relation to the current situation of agrarian conflict and poverty occurring in the forestry area of Indonesia, KPA (Konsorsium Pembaruan Agraria) and its network met with Siti Nurbaya, the Minister of  the Forestry and Environment Ministry (KLHK), to discuss further on the Agrarian Reform in forestry area. 

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2017 HLPF : Land rights as a way to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, 12th July 2017

As 2017 High Level Political Forum takes place in New York during 10-19 July 2017, ASIA takes its position to ensure that Land Rights is one of the crucial element to achieve the SDGs.

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Pastoralist parliament as a way to amplify their voice to the government of India

Monday, 10th July 2017

The pastoralists (Maldhari in Gujarati) are largely remaining as the unheard and the unseen in the development agenda, both at the state, nor at the national level. Their zero representation in the policies making process, which are seen to adversely affect the existence of the pastoralists, has also becomes an undeniable fact.

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