Learning and Knowledge Exchanges
Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women Direction to Government on Taking Action to End Violence and Improve the Lives of Aboriginal Women in B.C.
In June 2011 when the Minister’s Advisory Council on Aboriginal Women (MACAW) was established, it was mandated to provide advice to government on how to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal women across British Columbia. “Taking Action” is MACAW’s advice to the Province of British Columbia on the actions it must take to fulfill the vision of a life free of violence for Aboriginal women and girls.
In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care
In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care describes a major problem of Indigenous-specific racism in the B.C. health care system.
Follow Up on the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry
This report is the provincial government’s official follow up to the provincial Missing Commision of Inquiry, which made 63 recommendations plus two urgent measures to increase the safety and save lives of vulnerable women and girls in British Columbia.
Forsaken: The Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry
The Report of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry was established in September 2010 to inquire into the failures of policing forces between 1997 and 2002 who were investigating the disappearance and murder of dozens of women in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, and particularly the police investigation of serial murderer Robert William Pickton.