State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013

24 September 2013

 

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Download the full text, or download individual chapters by theme or region in the right-hand column.

Read the global press release and the Africa press release.

You can also read the global press release in Hungarian or Spanish.

View a video report, an interview with MRG's Director of Policy and Communications and an interview with the South Asia author.

Read revealing case studies from the ground in the Minority Voices Newsroom.

About the publication

State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2013 presents a global picture of the health inequalities experienced by minorities and indigenous communities. The report finds that minorities and indigenous peoples suffer more ill-health and receive poorer quality of care.
 

The report is launched to coincide with a United Nations General Assembly meeting to follow up on efforts made towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and says that ill-health and poor healthcare are often consequences of discrimination.

Read this year’s edition for:

  • Discussions on issues such as maternal and child health; HIV, AIDS and other diseases; traditional medicine; and access to health care 
  • An examination of the legal standards in the area of the right to health for indigenous peoples.
  • Interviews and case studies from minorities and indigenous communities, including examples of grassroots organizations working to address health issues.
  • Overviews of the human rights situation of minorities and indigenous peoples in every major world region.
  • Peoples under Threat 2013 – MRG’s unique statistical analysis and ranking of countries.

An invaluable reference for policy makers, academics, journalists and everyone who is interested in the human rights situation of minorities and indigenous peoples around the world.

Find untold stories from minorities and indigenous peoples affected by natural resource extraction and land rights issues in the Minority Voices Newsroom.

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Price: £14.95

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