the-mountains »

TIMOR-LESTE: Making inroads on birth certificates

TIMOR-LESTE: Making inroads on birth certificates

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 25, 2012 0

FATULMAU 25 September 2012 (IRIN) - Filomena Mendonca gave birth to all five of her children at home in the village of Fatulmau, high up in the mountains of Timor-Leste, without registering their

Read More »
NEPAL: Mountain dwellers “neglected”

NEPAL: Mountain dwellers “neglected”

May 8, 2012 0

KATHMANDU 08 May 2012 (IRIN) - The needs of millions of indigenous mountain people across Nepal are overlooked, imperilling their food security and hindering their economic progress, activists and experts say.

Read More »