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Survivors of missing, slain Indigenous women in Canada impatient for action

Canada Indigenous women

Toronto, CanadaThomson Reuters Foundation A year ago, Canada announced that the disappearance and murder of thousands of Indigenous women amounted to genocide, raising hopes authorities would act to address the historic tragedy. Now the government says a plan of action is delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a development that survivors and advocates say is […]

Action on Canada’s “genocide” requires courage, inquiry chief says

Marion Buller

Vancouver, CanadaThomson Reuters Foundation Enacting the sweeping recommendations of a Canadian government report that called the deaths of Indigenous women and girls a “genocide” will take work, commitment, courage and vision, the head of the inquiry said this week. The government inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women released earlier this week blamed the violence […]