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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – 2015

  • RESET

Category:

WOMEN

Sub-Category:

Sub-Category: GENERAL

Resolution Number:

800.10.22

Club:

Belleville, Barrie, Trenton & District

Province:

Ontario

Year:

2015

Status:

Open

Background:

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: 13316