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New site lists missing and murdered Native women in Canada

Filed Under: Canada | Technology
More on: crime, internet, violence, women
     

A new website tracks reports of missing and murdered Native women across Canada.

Missing Sisters was put together by the hacking group Anonymous. It includes a map that displays hundreds of cases of missing and murdered Native women.

Anonymous has taken up the issue of violence against Native women in response to a sexual assault in Thunder Bay, Ontario, that's being treated as a hate crime.

Get the Story:
New map tracks missing and murdered Aboriginal women (CBC 2/6)

Related Stories:
Teen says he saw Native woman being attacked in Ontario (01/29)
Native parents concerned as students return to school in Ontario (01/08)
Sexual assault of Native woman investigated as a hate crime (1/3)


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