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Thread: In Kanada und den USA zählen 4000 bis 5000 Mädchen und Frauen der First Nations zu den Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. In den USA hat eine Umfrage ergeben, dass 84% aller indigenen Frauen Gewalt erlebt haben.

Die Ursachen sind komplex.

Der RCMP-Report aus dem Jahr 2014 hat festgehalten, dass im Zeitraum der letzten 30 Jahre um die 1.000 indigenen Frauen ermordet wurden.

Frauen der First Nations werden 3x häufiger Opfer von Vergewaltigungen als andere Frauen anderer Ethnien in Kanada.
Bereits seit Jahrzehnten versuchen die Angehörigen Aufmerksamkeit auf das Thema zu lenken. Erst in den letzten Jahren fanden sie Gehör. Präsident Trudeau versprach eine Besserung. Ob die eintritt, ist fraglich.

Die Gründe für dieses Phänomen liegen ...
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Down at Fresno City Council meeting December 13,2018! Among items: keep funding Homeless Task Force, Farmland Mitigation, Master Trails Agreement, Comprehensive Plan on Irrigation Repair for Roeding and Woodward Park ,Limit number of Proclamations at each Council meeting.
Meeting begins at 9:12 Invocation by Sukhjir Singh from South Fresno Sikh Temple. All Councilmembers present. SPCA Pet of the Month Jax the Kitten @stevebrandau
Shawn Riggins Day @OliverBaines says he runs EOC ‘s Local Conservation Corp and helps with job training for youth. Riggins says it is also important to remember the youth we have lost.
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In the US Senate, I've made it a priority to raise awareness about the challenges in Indian Country & help stand up for Native American families. Follow along today and on Monday to learn more.
84% of Native American women experience violence in their lifetime. But outside of Indian Country, few people are aware of this epidemic. That’s why I introduced #SavannasAct to help law enforcement crack down on these horrible crimes.
Combating the crisis of missing & murdered Native American women is about hope, justice & letting Native women across the country know that they're #NotInvisible—and that’s what #SavannasAct aims to help achieve. Read more @inforum…
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