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White House Blog Post: Responding to Sexual Violence in Indian Country
To view the full blog post, cross-posted on the U.S. Department of Justice’s blog, click here ...
Will Keystone XL Pipeline Pump Sexual Violence Into South Dakota?
Mary Annette Pember
The human devastation wrought by the economic energy boom in the Great Plains region may get worse for Native women...
Native Women Rising: Ending Violence and Healing Through Digital Storytelling
Only four out of 100 residents of Montana’s Blackfeet Nation feel safe, according to Wendy Bremner, a victim’s specialist for the Bureau of Indian Affairs...
Rape Pandemic: Assaults in Asia, Pacific Close to Rate in Indian Country
The United Nations conducted a study on men and violence in Asia and the Pacific, surveying more than 10,000 men at nine sites in six countries: Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indone...
Restoring the Circle Campaign to End Sexual Assault Against American Indian Women Will Compliment Joe Biden’s 1 is 2 Many Initiative
In September 2011, Vice President Joe Biden launched the “ 1 is 2 Many ” initiative to raise awareness of the need to reduce dating violence and sexual assault among women ages 16-...
Law Enforcement Gaps Leave Native Women Vulnerable to Rape and Domestic Violence
Kimberly N. Alleyne, America’s Wire
WASHINGTON—A gap in law enforcement on Native American lands creates an environment in which Native women suffer a higher rate of violence than any demographic in the United States...
The New York Times Calls Attention to the Threat and Torment of Rape in Indian Country
An article in The New York Times today underscores the horror and injustice suffered by Native women in Alaska's remote villages, who are 12 times more likely than the average woma...
Sexual Assault at University of Montana Under Justice Department Scrutiny
The United States Justice Department announced May 1 that it is launching an investigation of sexual assault and sexual harassment at the University of Montana and in the greater M...
Marchers to Commemorate Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women on Valentine's Day
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...
Sexual Violence Against Indigenous Women Discussed at United Nations
Gale Courey Toensing
NEW YORK – In Mexico, Ines Fernandez Ortega, a 27-year- old woman, was preparing food in her kitchen when a group of soldiers entered her house and raped her...