The report, which was released on Monday June 3, is a comprehensive investigation of the many forms of violence experienced by Inuit, Metis and First Nations women and girls, including 2SLGBTQQIA* people.
It also concludes that the “human rights and Indigenous rights abuses and violations committed and condoned by the Canadian state represent genocide” against these populations.
The report also outlines a number of ‘Calls to Justice’ that invite all Canadians to do their part and help create ‘a world within which First Nations, Inuit and Metis families can raise their children with the same safety, security, and human rights that non-Indigenous families do.’
The release of the MMIWG report coincides with the celebration of National Indigenous History Month.
Click to read the full report.
*Two-spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual
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