Canada has not sufficiently implemented measures to ensure that cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women are effectively investigated and prosecuted.
violence against women
The UN's International Women's Day theme is 'Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!' In Canada that means: the wage gap, MMIW, domestic violence, unaffordable child care and more.
With support, Senator Donald Plett wants to modify Bill C-279 so trans people will not be able to access any 'sex-segregated' facility and the term 'gender identity' will be removed. Horrible.
Pam Palmater speaks on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, in an interview with Greg Macdougall.
On Ticket Master’s website, there is only a short statement citing “immigration issues” for the reason for the short notice cancellation.
Legal Strategy Coalition on Violence Against Indigenous Women
An alarming study released today shows that governments in Canada have repeatedly ignored expert recommendations to stop violence against Indigenous women and girls.
The legacy of the Harper government ignoring the calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is not only long, but littered with numerous comprehensive reports.
In the Rehtaeh Parsons case, the question whether or not she consented to what occurred was the focus, rather than whether the boys had raped her.
The YWCA is partnering with the National Film Board of Canada to host a one-hour panel discussion on this and the current state of gender equality in North America.
The Inter‑American Commission on Human Rights issues a breakthrough report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.