We need to push for an inquiry to bring awareness for our Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada.
Mar 20, 2015
Ryerson Student Centre
55 Gould StreetToronto , ON
Canada43° 39' 27.8028" N, 79° 22' 41.2968" W
Reflections on the ongoing crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women will be held at the Ryerson Student Centre this Friday March 20.
Join in the celebration of International Women's Day 2015 via livestream. Starting 11AM on March 7!
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.
In 1917, women marched for bread and roses. In 2015, in solidarity with the World March of Women, we march to reclaim our bodies, our territories and our communities.
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.
Now that we have had some time to reflect on the #ShutDownCanada demonstrations, I think there are some important lessons to be learned/re-learned by veteran activists who think they know all tricks.
Over the past 30 years, 1,026 Indigenous women have been murdered and 160 are missing. This must stop.
Four Indigenous women leaders discuss gendered colonial violence in the lead up to the Annual Women's March on February 14.
Harsha Walia hosted a roundtable with four Indigenous women leaders who have been taking action against colonial gendered violence for decades. Here is the second part of that conversation.