Aboriginal women remain socially and economically disadvantaged in Canada, and the factors contributing to these circumstances are numerous and complex. Here are just a few of the startling realities affecting Aboriginal women & families:
There are many excellent online resources where you can learn more about these issues and what is needed to end the cycles of poverty, violence and injustices affecting Aboriginal women. Awareness is the first step to breaking these tragic cycles.
Native Women’s Association of Canada
Quebec Native Women, Inc.
Silent No More, The National Post
Lesley Hendry - Executive Director