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25th Annual February 14th Women’s Memorial March Needs Your Help

25th Annual February 14th Women’s Memorial March Needs Your Help

“Their Spirits Live Within Us” 25th Annual February 14th Women’s Memorial March needs your help… The February 14th Women’s Memorial March began after the brutal and tragic murder of a Coast Salish woman in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES). Women from the community were so outraged by the manner in which she was murdered and fed…

New Statistics Canada Report on Family Violence

New Statistics Canada Report on Family Violence

A new report on Family Violence in Canada is released by Statistics Canada this morning. The report highlights that there were just under 88,000 victims of family violence in Canada in 2013, according to police-reported data. This represented more than one-quarter of all violent crimes reported to police. Police-reported data also reveal that in 2013 almost 7 in 10 family violence…

Murders and disappearances of Indigenous women caused by inequality, marginalization – Canada must act to prevent violence: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Murders and disappearances of Indigenous women caused by inequality, marginalization – Canada must act to prevent violence: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Murders and disappearances of Indigenous women caused by inequality, marginalization – Canada must act to prevent violence: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (January 12, 2015) (OTTAWA and VANCOUVER) A groundbreaking investigation by the leading human rights body for the Americas points to Canada’s history of colonization, long-standing inequality, and…