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Doreen Nicoll | ONE has created a petition to help millions of girls get access to an education. The petition will be delivered to world leaders on March 8 to mark International Women’s Day.
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Lori Mainville: friend, mentor and advisor to Robert Animikii Horton. Photo: Robert Animikii Horton
Robert Animikii Horton | Think of the well-being of the relationship we are building between our People and generations to come. This begins with our respect and value for women, aligned with our traditional teachings.
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Cara Waterfall | Gloria Black Plume, the mother of six children, was killed in Calgary in 1999. Filmmaker Xstine Cook was changed by the murder and has made a warm tribute to her life, with artist Jesse Gouchey.
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Canada's secret shame happens in plain sight, with 600 Aboriginal women having gone missing or been murdered in 30 years. Today we honour them across the country.
Martin Lukacs | Canada's secret shame happens in plain sight, with 600 Aboriginal women having gone missing or been murdered in 30 years. Today we honour them across the country.
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Pamela Palmater | Last week, Minister John Duncan introduced Bill S-2 -- the Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act.
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Elizabeth Pickett | Canada's Indigenous women are a focal point at Women's Worlds 2011, both in terms of their leadership and the challenges they face.
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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
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.
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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.
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Krystalline Kraus | I have an idea for Toronto's International Women's Day this year and I could use some feedback.
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Libby Davies | The address by the MP for Vancouver East to those gathered at the Community Engagement Forum for the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry carefully lays out what needs to be achieved.
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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.
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AFN and NWAC | Assembly of First Nations and Native Women's Association of Canada heads call for Canada to work with Aboriginal and women's groups to end violence against Indigenous women.