Indigenous women’s groups call on parties to commit to long-term funding – CBC

Indigenous women’s groups call on parties to commit to long-term funding – CBC

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Apr 11, 2021

‘The Yukon government has to step up to the plate and put money where their mouth is’

The next government, regardless of political stripe, needs to dedicate long-term funding to support Indigenous women and girls in vulnerable situations, according to the heads of Indigenous women’s groups.

“We’re calling for the leaders to make this issue the highest of priorities,” said Ann Maje Raider, the executive director of the Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society.

“This violence against our Indigenous women and girls has to end.”

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-election-indigenous-women-s-groups-1.5982391

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