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14.10.16

Indianz.Com > White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girls: The group was established following the North American Leaders’ Summit in June. The initiative will address domestic violence and sexual violence against indigenous women and girls in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

"Across Canada, the United States, and Mexico, indigenous women and girls endure dangerously high levels of violence," the White House said in a fact sheet.

Top officials from all three nations are scheduled to participate in the event. Included is Jody Wilson-Raybould, who as the first Native woman to serve as the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada is overseeing a national inquiry into missing and murdered Native women and girls.


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