indigenous communities

Child travelling along the Pastaza River in Loreto, Peru. Photo: Percy Ramirez

Blog: Indigenous rights must come before profits

Deep in the Amazon rainforest in Peru, indigenous communities have lived off their lands for generations. But for over 45 years, they have been devastated by the consequences of oil exploitation on their lands. Tell the Peruvian government that this indifference has gone on long enough.

Indigenous farmers in Cambodia. Credit: Oxfam

Blog: A global fight for community rights: Securing indigenous and community land rights at scale

The widespread lack of indigenous and community

Guarani-kaiowá women demonstrate at Panambi-Lagoa Rica Indigenous Land, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Photo: Tatiana Cardeal/Oxfam

Blog: Brazil: Sugar rush destroys indigenous communities’ way of life

Today, Blog Action Day coincides with World Food Day. Bloggers around the world are highlighting the issue of human rights. At Oxfam, we believe everyone has the right to life and security, and to a sustainable livelihood. People around the world rely on land, literally, for their bread and butter.

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