Violence against women and girls continues to be widely tolerated in Canada. This fact sheet is a compilation of the most recent research and statistics on women’s experience of violence.
missing and murdered Indigenous women
All day listenings from paritipating cities and reserves,
Continue reading the #ItEndsHere series on missing and murdered Indigenous women with this piece on honouring the women lost too soon.
Jana-Rae Yerxa states that in honour of Indigenous women lost to violence, she will continue to use her voice, not be shamed into silence and refuse to live quietly.
Tasha Beeds' devastatingly beautiful piece on the history of violence against Indigenous people and the colonization of Indigenous territories.
Siku Allooloo passionately states that it is time to step up, take a stand together and create a line to put an end to gender violence and stop violence against Indigenous women.
In the wake of Loretta Saunders' death, Leanne Simpson discusses gender violence as a core resurgence project, a core decolonization project, a core of any Indigenous mobilization.
Sarah Hunt's impassioned discussion about Loretta Saunders, violence against Indigenous women and the limitations of Canadian law urges us to be accountable to these women and demand real change.
Yesterday in Toronto a rail blockade was held in solidarity with Tyendinaga and Shawn Brant and their demands for a full, meaningful public inquiry into Canada's Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.
In the wake of the tragic murder of Loretta Saunders, 4 NDP MPs asked for a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women. They were met with partisanship and empty answers.