Indigenous Women Mobilise in Brasilia Against "Time-Frame Argument" Bill


Hundreds of Indigenous women gathered in Brasilia for the third Indigenous Women's March to advocate for women's rights and protest the "time-frame argument," a bill being considered by the Supreme Court. The bill questions the rights of Indigenous peoples to lands not occupied in 1988 when the current constitution was ratified. This "timeframe argument" asserts that Indigenous peoples can only claim lands they occupied until October 5, 1988. Critics argue that it ignores the historical violence and marginalisation indigenous communities have suffered in Brazil, making it an unjust criterion for territorial claims. To learn more visit at