Walk4Justice stop in Saskatchewan to speak out against violence
- VAWA passes. // Confederated Umatilla Journal;Mar2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p1
The article reports on the proposed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed by the U.S. Congress, which will solve the issues on violence against Indian women and elderly. It says that the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) Board of Trustees chairman Les Minthorn...
- Residential school related to increased female incarceraton. Narine, Shari // Windspeaker;Jul2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p11
The article focuses on the report regarding the increasing female incarceration. It states that the federal statistics shows that 44 percent of all girls in youth custody are aboriginal while 34 percent of women incarcerated are aboriginal. It notes that two-thirds of the women in prison are...
- Honors given for work. // Alberta Sweetgrass;Nov2005, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p4
Reports that human rights activist and Amnesty International secretary general Irene Khan was given the Social Justice Award by the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women in recognition of her contribution in the area of recognition of crimes against Aboriginal women. Highlights of...
- SIS workshops provide a platform for discussion. Suthers, Laura // Alberta Sweetgrass;Nov2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p2
The article discusses the workshops, vigils and special events conducted by the Sisters in Spirit (SIS), launched in March 2004 by the Native Women's Association of Canada, to educate the public about the high rates of violence against Aboriginal women in Canada. The events served as a forum in...
- The Silencing of Women's Voices. // La Prensa San Diego;3/11/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p2
The article focuses on the murder and violence against women human rights activists in Mexico.
- Budget line item on murdered/missing women now needs detail. Narine, Shari // Windspeaker;Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the ten million dollars budget of Canada to address the increasing number of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and to ensure that all women including the Aboriginals in Canada are all safe and secure.
- Sisters in Spirit applauded, then panned by feds. Narine, Shari // Windspeaker;Dec2010, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p8
The article reports that Sisters In Spirit, an organization for the welfare of Aboriginal women in Canada has withdrawn its support from the federal government's policy of spending around 10 million dollars on Aboriginal women's security.
- March for missing Aboriginal women. // Eastern Door;2/18/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p16
The article reports on the effort of over 200 people in Montreal, Quebec's Cabot Square to march for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada in February 14, 2011 afternoon.
- HUMAN RIGHTS WORKER AIDS NEWCOMERS. Amdur, Reuel S. // Herizons;Spring2007, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p8
The article presents information on the efforts made by Tara Upreti, a human rights worker and a member of the Women's Foundation of Nepal, to end discrimination and violence against women and girls. After a massacre in 2001 in Nepal, she left the country and joined the Ottawa Community...