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Steffanie Pinch | Ending gender violence, remembering missing and murdered aboriginal women, banning bottled water, using tumblr for activists and more!
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| On Valentine's Day fight with Indigenous women to break the silence.
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Native Women’s Association of Canada | The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women will investigate after the failures of Canadian governments to take effective action in connection with the murders.
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Photo: Xstine Cook
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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Over 200 women blocked traffic and called for a 'new fair, just, and inclusive inquiry that centres the voices and experiences and leadership of women, particularly Indigenous women, in the DTES.' Photo: Courtesy of Union of BC Indian Chiefs
Harsha Walia | Grassroots groups support endangered women in the Downtown Eastside against a political system that cuts public programs while prioritizing corporate bailouts. These groups have abandoned the inquiry.
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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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The F Word | The F Word takes a closer look at the Missing Women's Commission of Inquiry, featuring an interview with Native Women's Association of Canada president Jeannette Corbiere Lavell.
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West Coast LEAF and EVA BC | Citing the government's failure to provide funding for counsel for community groups, we are withdrawing from this commission.
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Photo: Elizabeth Pickett
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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Heather McMahon | Denying funding will, once again, prevent marginalized voices from being heard and avoid creating relationships with Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
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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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The 20th anniversary of this memorial march in Vancouver. Photo: Kim Elliot.
Krystalline Kraus | The national day of action for justice for murdered and missing Indigenous women made a public declaration on Feb. 14 that proclaimed their remembrance and love for those taken or killed.