Violence

February 8, 2006
Aboriginal children, on and off reserves are not doing nearly as well as non-Aboriginal children. Over half of Aboriginal children live in poverty. Twice as many Aboriginal babies will be born...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Indigenous, News, Violence, All of Canada
September 2, 2005
The American agency, the National Coalition for the Homeless' four page fact sheet (in PDF) gives statistics and examples of crimes perpetrated against homeless people.
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Poorbashing, Violence, United States
January 23, 2005
The latest issue of the newsletter of the B.C. Institute Against Family Violence focuses on the connection between family violence and homelessness from a variety of communities - women, youth,...
Keywords: Article , Family, Homelessness, News, Violence, British Columbia
October 16, 2004
From a report by Amnesty International: "Social and economic marginalization of indigenous women, including some government policies, have pushed indigenous women into "extreme poverty, homelessness...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, Violence, Women, All of Canada
September 3, 2004
Substance use and homelessness are factors associated with death among street youth in Montreal, according to a study in the August 4 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, a...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, News, Violence, Québec
May 17, 2002
An Aboriginal women's shelter for victims of family violence, held a ceremony for its new facility which will open in Winnipeg in the coming weeks. For more information read the Manitoba Government...
Keywords: Article , Indigenous, News, Violence, Women, Manitoba
September 20, 2000
The Canadian Women's March Committee demands that the United Nations and its member states take concrete measures to eliminate poverty and ensure a fair distribution of the planet's wealth between...
Keywords: Article , News, Organizing, Violence, Women, All of Canada
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