Aboriginal women still overrepresented among Canada’s missing and murdered women – CBC

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Jun 20, 2015

32 aboriginal women have been slain and 11 more have disappeared since 2013, RCMP says

Aboriginal women continue to be overrepresented among Canada’s missing and murdered women, says the RCMP in a new report to update Canadians on the force’s efforts to address unresolved cases of missing and murdered native women.

Between May 2014 when last year’s report was published and April 2015, 11 more aboriginal women disappeared in regions over which the RCMP has jurisdiction.

Unlike in the previous report, this update did not take into account missing or murdered aboriginal woman from cities and municipalities with their own police forces, meaning the total number would be higher than the figure in the report.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/aboriginal-women-still-overrepresented-among-canada-s-missing-and-murdered-women-1.3120272


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