Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Organization Prepares For March to Raise Awareness of Unresolved Issues
On Jan. 12, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released a report on “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in British Columbia” continuing the debate on whether there should be an inquiry into missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada.
Aboriginal people have been calling for an inquiry to be made into the phenomenon for years.
“I think if an inquiry is done, stronger statistics would come out of it,” Alan Ross Gull, a worker at the Native Friendship Centre of Montreal, told The Link.
Although the Conservative Party of Canada has classified the issue as a criminal matter rather than a sociological one, many disagree.
“The simple high numbers of missing and murdered aboriginal women and the percentages immediately tell you that there’s something else going on…
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