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Canada ‘complicit in race-based genocide’ of indigenous women – BBC News

Closing ceremony for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Canada is complicit in a “race-based genocide” against indigenous women, a government inquiry has found.

The report cited research finding indigenous women were 12 times more likely to be killed or to disappear than other women in Canada.

The inquiry blamed the crisis on deep-rooted colonialism and state inaction.

Among more than 200 recommendations is a call for all Canadians to help end violence, including by learning indigenous history.        Continue reading