Why gender is such a critical part of the national MMIW inquiry – CBC
What does it mean to go missing? What does it mean to disappear?
At the lowest estimates, the Native Women’s Association of Canada and the RCMP have documented between about 600 and 1200 cases of murdered and missing Indigenous women from the last 30 years. Although Indigenous women make up four per cent of Canada’s female population, 16 per cent of all women murdered in Canada between 1980 and 2012 were all Indigenous.
We are going missing. We are being murdered. We are disappearing.
Missing & Murdered: The Unsolved Cases of Indigenous Women and Girls
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