About Us

Zo Indigenous Forum (ZIF) is a human rights-based indigenous people’s organization founded in 2009 in Mizoram, Northeast India. Its main objective is for the protection of and promotion of human rights, in particular to the social, economic and cultural rights of Zo indigenous peoples. Its activities include awareness raising and education on human rights, promotion of traditional knowledge including campaign for the recognition of indigenous language rights, campaign and advocacy to combat child labor and trafficking, empowerment of women, children and youth, management of natural resources etc.

The organization’s mission is to provide quality and informed support to grass roots and community based groups and organizations on development issues, civil society and democratic participation for sustainable development based on respect of human rights, equity and justice, valuing the strength and role of  women, children and young peoples.

You can contact us at
zoindigenous[at]gmail[dot]com
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