Indigenous women

Violence Against Indigenous Women Grows in Vancouver Amid ‘Apathy and Injustice’

Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism. By Tanupriya Singh Violence against Indigenous women is “escalating like never before,” the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has warned.…

How indigenous women in Canada heal through art

Indigenous women in Canada suffer high rates of violence In the Canadian winter of 2002, passers-by walking through Vancouver’s Downtown East Side could see Rebecca Belmore, from the Indigenous Anishinaabe Nation, nailing her long red dress to a telephone pole. She struggled to free…

Indigenous Communities of Guyana and Women in Togo Fight Forest Degradation

Viewpoint by P.I. Gomes* The writer, Dr Patrick I Gomes, was Secretary-General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States for five years until February 29, 2020. The 79-nation inter-regional body officially became the Organisation of African, Caribbean and…

Montreal women of diverse origins (WDO) are rising for justice and fighting in solidarity to end violence against women

Women of Diverse Origins (WDO), a multi-generational collective has organized the International Women’s Day (IWD) demonstration since 2002 in Montreal, centering the marginalized, calls you to take to the streets of Tiohtià ke (Montreal) in this significant moment in history.…

Indigenous Women’s Delegation To Europe Continues Push For Fossil Fuel Divestment By Major Banks

Infused with the spirit of their ancestors and unwavering determination to seek accountability and justice, an Indigenous Women’s Divestment Delegation will travel to Switzerland and Germany from April 20th to 28th, 2018. Despite rights violations and dangers to the health…