Tag Archives: Gender

Highway of Tears – Media Campaign and Community Safety Toolkit

This is a media campaign resulting from a series of advocacy and awareness movements about young women who have gone missing or were found murdered along Highway 16, known as the Highway of Tears, in British Columbia.  

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Moosehide Campaign

The Moosehide Campaign is a grassroots movement in which Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and boys join together to stand up against violence towards women and children. The executive director, Paul Lacerte, of the British Columbia Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres … Continue reading

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No More Silence: Community Database

No More Silence has partnered with Families of Sisters in Spirit, the Native Youth Sexual Health Network and the Well Living House to start a community database as of January 2, 2014. This database documents violent deaths of Indigenous women/Two-Spirit … Continue reading

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Community Resource Guide: What Can I Do to Help the Families of Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls?

Created by The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC), the Community Resource Guide (CRG) is a “plain-language publication that has been designed to assist educators, health and service providers and other allies with the necessary information and tools to work … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Canada: No More Stolen Sisters

Amnesty, in collaboration with a wide range of Indigenous peoples’ organizations, human rights groups, labour unions and faith communities, has created an awareness and advocacy campaign called No More Stolen Sisters. As stated on their website, Amnesty “calls for a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Native Women’s Association of Canada: Faceless Dolls Project

In 2010, the Native Women’s Association of Canada in collaboration with Gloria Larocque, creator of the “Aboriginal Angel Doll Project”, created the Faceless Dolls Project. As stated on their website, “their goal was to visually and physically create a representation … Continue reading

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