International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
9 August is the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. UN Women supports the efforts of indigenous women who are bringing change in their communities worldwide through the Fund for Gender Equality (FGE) and the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UNTF), which it administers on behalf of the UN system. Learn more about indigenous women and the work of a few of our grantees below. Also, read UN Women Acting Head Lakshmi Puri's message on the Day.
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