The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) held a critical hearing to follow up on its January 2015 report, “Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in British Columbia.” The hearing was held on April 7, 2016 at 3:15 p.m. Eastern in Washington, D.C.

The hearing served as an opportunity for members of the IACHR to engage in open dialogue with Canadian officials on what progress has been made on the implementation of the IACHR’s recommendations. Dawn Lavell-Harvard, President of the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) and the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action’s (FAFIA) Sharon McIvor, FAFIA Human Rights Committee Member; and Shelagh Day, Chair of FAFIA’s Human Rights Committee delivered a joint presentation to the Commission during this hearing.

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