The Canadian Press

2016-01-17 | Missing Women Inquiry

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An advocate for missing and murdered indigenous women says a planned federal inquiry into the issue must be focused on aboriginal women's equality. Fay Blaney met with Aboriginal Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett in Vancouver this week and says the focus appears to be on the families of slain or disappeared women. (Blaney says the inquiry needs to start from a feminist perspective and examine the barriers to equality for aboriginal women, including their experiences with male violence.)

Date: 2016-01-17
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and it can lead to healing of the families involved but my position is that the women in the downtown side and other Urban centres across this country are estranged from family >>