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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Category:WOMEN
Sub-Category:GENERAL
Resolution Number:800.10.22
Club:Belleville, Barrie, Trenton & District
Province:Ontario
Year:2014
Status:Open
Reaffirmed:
Comments:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, Deputy Minister of the Department of Justice, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Health and Social Services, and Minister for the Status of Women to immediately adopt and implement the recommendations as outlined in the Amnesty International 2004 report: Stolen Sisters: Discrimination and Violence against Indigenous Women in Canada: A Summary of Amnesty International’s Concerns.
FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that BPW Canada urges the Government of Canada, Deputy Minister of the Department of Justice, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Minister of Health and Social Services, and Minister for the Status of Women to engage the expertise of Native leaders and Native women’s organizations in order to establish effective mechanisms to combat violence against aboriginal women;

 

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Article ID: 1712