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A new UN report has found at least 90% of women in the world hold some sort of bias against females too. In Malaysia, women's rights advocates say the new government needs to push ahead with the planned reforms to advance gender equality in the country.
Visitors to the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau, an indigenous tribe living deep in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, must first request permission by email, which is printed out and hand-delivered to local leaders. Yet while just one of the tribe's nine villages is connected to the outside world via precarious radio-based wifi, other technology is being deployed to protect their remote forests from invaders.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has cancelled his planned trip to Barbados to help resolve widespread rail disruptions caused by indigenous rights activists opposing the construction of a natural gas pipeline, his office said on Sunday.
LLANGANATES, Ecuador (Reuters) - At dawn on a cold morning characteristic of Ecuador's highlands, about 20 children got ready to show off their skills in a llama race on Saturday.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Protests against the social and economic policies of Colombian President Ivan Duque will restart with more intensity this year, a top union leader said.
In the 1980's Brazil's first indigenous Congressman, Xavante chief Juruna, went around with a recorder to tape conversations with other politicians because he said the white man's word was not to be trusted.
Puja Pantai is one of the important rituals still being practised by the Mah Meri and it is believed to appease the guardians of the sea and honour the protector spirits.
CURTIN University Malaysia (Curtin Malaysia) inducted its deputy pro vice-chancellor as a Curtin Academy Fellow.
Last month, Malaysia lost its last Sumatran Rhino, Iman. If we don’t do anything immediately, our tigers will be the next to go.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A Chilean environmental court has upheld a complaint by indigenous communities in the country´s northern Atacama Desert about the use of water by SQM, the world´s No. 2 producer of lithium.