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.More information
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date October 4, 2010
Where Across Canada
On October 4, vigils will be held across Canada to honour the lives of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and girls.
Native Women's Association of Canada speaks out regarding the murder trial of Robert William Pickton
Yesterday marked the beginning of the murder trial of Robert William Pickton. In a press release, the Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) expresses its support and deepest sympathies to all of the families who are grieving over their missing or murdered loved ones.