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June 4, 2019

Women’s Shelters Canada Welcomes Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Yesterday, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report, Reclaiming Power and Place. As the National Inquiry states on their website, “The Final Report is comprised of the truths of more than 2,380 family members, survivors of violence, experts and Knowledge Keepers shared over two years of cross-country public hearings and evidence gathering. It delivers 231 individual Calls for Justice directed at governments, institutions, social service providers, industries and all Canadians.” Women’s Shelters Canada welcomes these Calls for Justice and pledges to continue to work with Indigenous women’s organizations to end violence against women. Specific to VAW shelters, we are committed to the...
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