aboriginal women

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Mar 21, 2011
Bridget Tolley, right, with a poster of her mother, Gladys Tolley, who was struck and killed by a police car in Quebec in 2001. Photo: Bridget Tolley

Bridget Tolley's search for justice for her mother

Alex Hundert
Algonquin elder Gladys Tolley was killed by a police car driving through the Kitigan Zibi reserve in Quebec in 2001. Her daughter began a fight for answers that is being ignored by authorities.
News
Mar 14, 2011

Criminalizing sex workers harms the most vulnerable

Sarah Hunt
Because the Ontario government is arguing in court that it's not their job to protect sex workers, they are placing the blame on the victims of violence -- many of whom are Aboriginal.
News
Dec 21, 2010

Because 153 years of sex discrimination is enough

Shelagh Day
Despite a new act to promote gender equity, Canadian laws will still treat the descendants of many Aboriginal women as not deserving of their heritage legally. This appalling discrimination must end.
News
May 21, 2010

Indian Act remedy Bill C-3 is flawed

Shelagh Day and Joyce Green
Thousands of women will still not be equal to men under this amendment to the Indian Act. If the Conservative won’t fix this, the opposition parties must vote it down.
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May 20, 2010
Sharon McIvor wants MPs to vote against the upcoming Bill C-3, Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.

Fighting for disenfranchised First Nations women

rabble staff
Sharon McIvor, who has fought for the rights of aboriginal women for 20 years, wants MPs to vote against the upcoming Bill C-3, Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.
News
May 20, 2010
Lower Nicola Band member Sharon McIvor, who has fought for the rights of aboriginal women for 25 years, wants MPs to vote against the upcoming Bill C-3, Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.

Fighting for disenfranchised First Nations women

Sharon McIvor
Lower Nicola Band member Sharon McIvor, who has fought for the rights of aboriginal women for 25 years, wants MPs to vote against the upcoming Bill C-3, Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act.
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Apr 26, 2010

Sexist Bill C-3 is racist and fatally flawed

Shelagh Day and Joyce Green
After decades of struggle in the attempt to secure rights for First Nations women who marry "off" and lose their status, and this legacy for their children, the Harper government has blown it.

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