Campaign and Advocacy
GSIPF carry out campaign and advocacy focused on changing policies towards recognizing land rights of Indigenous Peoples by making policy makers’ understanding of the real causes of problems and also influencing policies of international agencies towards protecting Indigenous Peoples rights.
Addressing violations of human rights and issues of concern in Indigenous areas to the mass peoples of the country, political institutions, government and the international communities is a routine work of GSIPF.
GSIPF works to intensify education and capacity building training on the rights of Indigenous Peoples for Indigenous leaders and representatives to claim and defend their rights.
GSIPF provides training, logistics and technical support to Indigenous Peoples to strengthen and adapt their traditional decision-making bodies to enable them to deal with outside agencies in order to regain control over their lands, teritories and resources.
Conducting research program and documentation of various issues of Indigenous Peoples movements and struggles through documenting and publicizing is one of the agenda of the organization.
The organization supports in protecting Indigenous cultures through publications, workshops and exhibition to enhance and secure their cultural tradition and heritage through the exercise of their customary laws.
Legal assistance and legal training for Indigenous leaders is a regular program of the organization.
These trainings includes relevant legal documents, policy papers and international human rights instruments which enable leaders using contemporary laws and understanding international instruments.
The organization help identifying the key issues and develop strategies for claiming their rights by provide legal advises and legal assistance to them.
GSIPF submits human rights complaints to the concern courts and authorities, filed on behalf of Indigenous Peoples those are facing violations against their freedom of religion, forced eviction and other crisis situation.
GSIPF prosecutes legal claims to seek recognition and restitution of Indigenous lands and protecting them from resource exploitation and environmental degradation.
A qualified and experienced ‘Council of lawyer’ work for the organization to serve the people by providing legal assistance.