Gender Series No.1
Globalization and its impacts on indigenous women: The Philippine experience
TWN Gender Series:
The TWN gender series is a series of papers published by TWN on gender and development issues from aThird World perspective. It highlights the obstacles that hinder women from enjoying secure and sustainable livelihoods, such as those posed by the process of globalization. It provides proposals aimed at gender jsutice and equality, and the empowerment and progress of women.
About the author:
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz is the Director of Tebtebba Foundation - an indigenous peoples' international NGO based in Baguio City in the Phillipines which undertakes research on the impact of globalization on indigenous peoples. Victoria is an indigenous woman, a Kankana-ey Igorot from the Philippines. She has written many articles on indigenous women and on globalization as well as on the environment and development issues of indigenous peoples. She is the convenor of the Asian Indigenous Women's Network. She is the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the UN Voluntary Fund for Indigenous Populations.
Gap between rhetoric and reality
3. The face of globalization in the Philippines
4. Feminization and flexibilization of labour in industry and services
5. The liberalization of agriculture
on indigenous women
7. Dilemmas in handling the globalization agenda