Rights of indigenous women and girls 2015, para. 51
Indigenous women are often caught in the crossfire of conflict situations and subjected to militarized violence. Conflicts may be between different ethnic groups and may also involve government forces and business actors. Indigenous women and girls have been victims of gender-based violence in conflicts for example in Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, the Philippines and Nigeria.
Non-negotiated soft law
Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
Special Procedures' report
Means of adoption
SR Indigenous Peoples, Report to the HRC (2015), A/HRC/30/41, para. 51.