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Opinion: Native women die as politicians sit back and do nothing

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"How many more mutilated women’s bodies will it take? How many more haunting ghosts of the disappeared?

Some 600 cases of murdered and missing aboriginal women have been catalogued, half of them in the past decade.

There is a crying need for action. Consider that, if non-native women were dying and disappearing at a proportionally similar rate, the number would exceed 20,000. Do you think that would be a priority?"

Get the Story:
Andre Picard: Too many aboriginal women have died. It’s time for action (The Globe and Mail 11/6)


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