On August 9, 2021 the international community will commemorate International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Yet, organizations such as the ILO, have noted inconsistent protections for Indigenous Peoples in places throughout Asia. South Asian Tribal People continue to face challenges relating to migration, forced displacement, and human rights violations. Further, the loss of identity and culture is becoming commonplace. COVID 19 has exacerbated many issues for Indigenous People in South Asia. In order to continue to raise awareness around tribal rights, The Common Good Foundation presents a series of lectures titled, “Examining the Rights of Peoples in South Asia.” The situations examined include Nepal, Kashmir, India, and Pakistan.Continue reading Examining the Rights of Peoples in South Asia
The Common Good Foundation has launched its report “Navigating Business and Human Rights in South Asia” which can be accessed below.
The report covers three thematic areas: children’s rights, indigenous peoples rights, and the environment. The report includes recommendations on how governments and businesses can align themselves with international principles on human rights.
To download the report please click here or you can read belowSouth-Asia-CSR-Report-2020