Native Women's Association demands National Inquiry
A long-awaited report from the Special Committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women called "Invisible Women: A Call To Action," was released Friday, on the eve of International Women's Day.
But while aboriginal groups, opposition parties, even United Nations' special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous people have been demanding a public inquiry into Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women, the Commitee's report did not include that call in its recommendations.
Michèle Audette, President of the Native Women's Association of Canada, tells us why she is among those disappointed by that decision.
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