11 December 2020

Learning about the Role of Indigenous Women in Securing Land Rights in Ecuador

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  Language: English   Duration: 38mins 14secs
 Partners: Alianza Ceibo

We sat down with Nemonte Nenquimo to learn about the role of indigenous women in the movement for land rights and human rights. Nemonte Nenquimo is the founder of Alianza Ceibo in Ecuador, a Goldman Environmental Prize recipient and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2020. This interview took place in the Newsroom of the Nature for Life Hub on 29 September after the Equator Prize ceremony that celebrated Alianza Ceibo as one of the 2020 winners.

About our guest

Nemonte Nenquimo one of the founding members of the Indigenous organization Alianza Ceibo, which unites four Indigenous Peoples in their endeavors to counter environmental degradation to protect over 20,000 square kilometers of primary rainforest across four provinces and 70 communities in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Nemonte was raised in the traditional Waorani community, and she is a Goldman Environmental Prize recipient and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2020.

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