There are approx. 476 million Indigenous People spread across 90 countries . These communities face human rights abuses on a daily basis [2,3].
These include violence, marginalization, forced removal or relocation, denial of land rights, impacts of development, and abuse by military forces . Although they make up over 6 per cent of the global population, Indigenous Peoples account for about 15 percent of the extreme poor .
Due to discrimination they often face hurdles to their access to natural resources, basic services, the economy, justice, and participation in decision making .