Present Status of Social, Economic and Cultural Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Survival under Threat

Author/s (editor/s):

Anurug Chakma, Pallab Chakma

Publication year:

2014

Publication type:

Book chapter

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Asian Indigenous Peoples Pact

Anurug Chakma and Pallab Chakma, ‘Present Status of Social, Economic and Cultural Rights of Indigenous Peoples’, in Mong Shanoo Chowdhury, ed., Survival under Threat: Human Rights Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh, Chiang Mai: AIPP Printing Press, pp. 79-96.

This chapter specifically focuses on the present status of social, economic and cultural rights of indigenous peoples of Bangladesh. For the convenience of the study, the chapter has been divided into several parts. In the beginning, an introductory discussion of this study has been presented. This part presents an overall picture about the present status of social, economic and cultural rights of indigenous peoples of Bangladesh. The second part deals with the major areas of gross violations of social, economic and cultural rights of indigenous peoples. The concluding section suggests some policy recommendations on how to address the concern of human rights violations.

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