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Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court backs broad interpretation of domestic violence (03/27)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday endorsed a broad interpretation of domestic violence in barring a Tennessee man from possessing guns.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Missing and murdered Native women are being ignored (03/26)
Carolyn Bennett, a member of Parliament in Canada, says lawmakers are ignoring calls for a national inquiry into missing and murdered Native women.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Blog: Missing and murdered Native women spur call for inquiry (03/21)
More than 800 Native women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Darryl Leroux: Society continues to discard indigenous women (03/07)
Professor who worked with Loretta Saunders, a Native woman who was murdered, reflects on her death:

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Death of Native woman spurs more calls for inquiry in Canada (03/06)
Hundreds of people rallied at Parliament Hill on Wednesday to urge the Canadian government to call an inquiry into missing and murdered Native women.

Filed Under: Canada
Report examines access to justice for Native women in Canada (03/05)
The Canadian Human Rights Commission released its annual report on Tuesday and called for a national inquiry into violence against Native women.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Domestic violence shelters request funding from Navajo Nation (03/04)
The Navajo Nation Council will weigh three bills to fund domestic violence shelters on the Navajo Nation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jennifer Denetdale: Violence against Navajo women 'pervasive' (02/24)
Jennifer Denetdale wonders why women on the Navajo Nation are subjected to pervasive violence.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Tate Walker: Put an end to violence against indigenous women (02/14)
Tate Walker calls for end to violence against Native women in the US and Canada.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Task force hears of struggles facing Native youth (02/13)
The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence held its second meeting this week.

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