Canada: Oral Statement | Access to Justice for Indigenous Women and Girls: 21st Session of the Human Rights Council

Recently, the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination expressed concerns about the extreme levels of violence experienced by Indigenous women and girls in Canada and also recommended improved access to justice as part of a remedy.

In spite of these recommendations, lack of equal access to justice for indigenous women and girls and to decision making regarding remedies remains a global problem that continues to fuel human rights abuses against them.

Read the full statement here (pdf).