Diversity Statistics -- August 2014
by Margaret Manalo
Date published: August 30th
Consider the following statistics:
This honorary day was first proclaimed by the General Assembly in December 1994, prompting celebration every year during the first International Decade of the World’s Indigenous People (1995 – 2004).
At the end of 2004, the Assembly announced a Second International Decade (2005 – 2014) with the theme of “A Decade for Action and Dignity.”
The 2014 focus is “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples,” aiming to highlight the importance their rights through policies and programs as both the national and international level.
To see the full Infographic on Indigenous People, click here.
Read more statistics:
March Statistics - Women in Education
February Statistics - Race-based disparities in education to persist into the future
January Statistics - "Lost Decade" has many ethnic minorities walking a tightrope above poverty
December Statistics - Modern-day believers pick their own religious routes