ICTMN Staff
2/27/12
Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won Pakistan’s first Oscar on Sunday, for her documentary Saving Face , which depicts the story of women disfigured by acid attac...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
2/22/12
A new format for hearings before the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry—changing from a single-witness setup to a panel formation—has some participants questioning not only whethe...
ICTMN Staff
2/21/12
The hundreds of aboriginal women who have gone missing or been murdered top the agenda of a National Justice Forum opening today...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
2/15/12
First Nations and women's groups may have been shut out of the Missing Women's inquiry, but their voices were heard loud and strong on Valentine's Day in Vancouver...
ICTMN Staff
2/14/12
Across Canada today, thousands of people are gathering to remember the 700 or more aboriginal women who have disappeared or been murdered over the past two decades, the majority of...
ICTMN Staff
2/13/12
Another year has passed, and although some progress has been made on the issue of missing and murdered aboriginal women, the bleak fact remains that a multitude of them are still i...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
1/27/12
A dozen years after the fact, a member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has apologized for the federal police’s role in botching the investigation against serial killer ...
ICTMN Staff
1/5/11
Members of Canada’s parliamentary Committee on the Status of Women will fan out across the nation over the next two weeks to investigate the scope of violence against aboriginal wo...
ICTMN Staff
12/7/10
December 6 was Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, and the country’s Aboriginal groups worked to draw attention to the fact that an inordinat...
ICTMN Staff
12/15/11
Aboriginal leaders and victims’ family members were heartened by news that the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) is looking into t...

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