News from Native Women's Association of Canada

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women within First Nation and Canadian societies.

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Native Women’s Association of Canada and Canadian Feminist Alliance For International Action Respond to Oppal by Calling for a National Public Inquiry and a Framework for Action to End Violence

Two women's organizations have renewed their call for a national public inquiry into the hundreds of murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls.

Posted:
December 18, 2012

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) applauds AFN resolution to address violence against Aboriginal women

The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) applauds the Assembly of First Nations' Chiefs who resolved to address missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.

Posted:
July 25, 2012

Community Resource Guide: What Can I Do to Help the Families of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls?

This is a plain-language publication that gives educators, health and service providers, and other allies the information and tools to work in a culturally appropriate manner with families who have lost a loved one.

Posted:
June 04, 2012

UN Will Conduct Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada

The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, the UN's main authority on women's human rights, has decided to conduct an inquiry into the murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls across Canada.

Posted:
December 14, 2011

October 4: Sisters In Spirit Vigils

Date October 4, 2010
Time varies
Where Across Canada

On October 4, vigils will be held across Canada to honour the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.

Posted:
September 30, 2010