On June 25, 2013 FAFIA and the Native Women’s Association of Canada provided CEDAW with an update on the Murders and Disappearances of Aboriginal Women and Girls in Canada. You can download the full report here.
In Constitute!, Sharon McIvor talks about the challenges experienced by Aboriginal women in Canada in trying to achieve equality. In this recent talk, she describes her 23 year legal battle to get status for her son.
Full report here.
An editorial in the Toronto Star written by Leilani Farha, Laurel Rothman, Rita Morbia Shelagh Day and John Fraser
Here is our submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council on the occasion of the second universal periodic review of Canada Download document here.
For immediate release: December 17, 2012 (Ottawa and Vancouver)The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA) responded to the final report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry by renewing their call …