Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz has been the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples since 2014. She is an indigenous leader from the Kankanaey Igorot people of the Cordillera Region in the Philippines. A former Chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, she helped build the indigenous peoples' movement in the Cordillera as a youth activist in the early 1970s and later established and led the Tebtebba Foundation (Indigenous Peoples' International Center for Policy Research and Education). 

Human Rights

Attacks on indigenous rights defenders should not be ignored

Dozens of indigenous rights defenders have been killed this year but the world has looked the other way.

Attacks on indigenous rights defenders should not be ignored