March 7, 2014. Which Brazilian tribal women suckle orphaned monkeys? Which North American Indian women have enjoyed equal status with men for centuries?
To mark International Women’s Day on March 8, 2014, Survival International is publishing a new photographic gallery that portrays the lives and stories of inspiring tribal women, past and present.
Canadian activists call for government inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women.
The killing of an indigenous woman in Canada has reignited demands for investigation into hundreds of missing or murdered First Nations women. Hundreds gathered Wednesday for a vigil outside the Canadian Parliament to mourn 26-year-old Loretta Saunders, a student researching violence against First Nations women.