Høye drapstall for urbefolkningskvinner

En fersk studie viser at allerede høye tall på savnede og drepte urbefolkningskvinner i Canadas nordområder er er høyere enn tidligere antatt.

"Horrifying" er ord som CBS North bruker for på beskrive studien:

Independent researcher Maryanne Pearce found almost 90 per cent of the cases of missing or murdered women in Nunavut are aboriginal. Her research points out five more cases then were previously reported for Nunavut.

'I like to think that powers that be have some plan to keep the numbers down or find our loved ones and to bring them home'- Kathy Meyer

Meyer is originally from Taloyoak, Nunavut. She was surprised to learn that the number of women reported as missing or murdered in her home territory is 35 — 31 of them aboriginal.