Women's association meets with European subcommittee on human rights
Last updated 11/23/2018 at 3:45pm
OTTAWA, Ont.-Recently the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) met with representatives from the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) to discuss the ongoing systemic and aggravated forms of discrimination against Indigenous women and girls in Canada.
"The international community's concern regarding the staggering rates of violence against Indigenous women in Canada demonstrates the need for action," said NWAC's President Francyne Joe. "It is important the world is aware of how colonization continues to negatively impact our women and how Canada is failing their obl...