231 MMIWG2S Calls for Justice: Implementing Actions and Moving Forward
This program is part of the Parallel Events taking place for the meetings of the Commission on the Status of Women. It is a virtual platform. Others from around the world will be joining us.
IIWR-MB and the Manitoba Coalition on MMIWG2S are sponsoring this program.
To register is a two step process:
More than one year has passed since the release on the final Canadian report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Implementing the Calls for Justice requires continuous and lasting changes to address historical and ongoing violence faced by Indigenous women. girls and Two-Spirit peoples. Canadian society needs to support spaces that empower Indigenous women, girls and Two-Spirit peoples and their rights to be safe, honored and respected. Community voices must be acknowledged and acted upon.
Speakers include: Thelma Morrisseau (Elder); Diane Redsky (Moderator); Lorraine Packo; Jeremy Sinclair; Angie Hutchinson; Renée Kastrukoff; Angela Lavalee.
The program will cover the following topics:
“Nothing about us without us”
Restoring sacred circles