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.
How Pastorals Share About Their Struggle in Claiming Their Rights on Grazing Land
Wednesday, 10th May 2017
A following up action from the Rangeland initiative is being preceded, where the pastorals in South Asia gather and meet in India to discuss on the Rangeland status in the regions, as well as exchanging on lives, culture, livestocks, migration pattern, and other pastorals issue.
“Only social movements can address social change” - Santiago, on women’s involvement in public spaces, said that. Having worked with indigenous and Muslim women most of her life, she said “if by tradition, women and girls are designated to set the family dining table, then another table has been put up to which can be attributed some of the successful stages of the talks, the peace table is set-up and put into strategic position by the women themselves.”