Inquiry urged to address poverty, economic development and violence

Angela Cameron, from the University of Ottawa wants the public inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls to focus on what elements relevant to change daily life

…“Asking questions about the social and economic rights of Indigenous women really has to be front and centre, and it must be framed as a human rights issue,” says Cameron, a professor of common law at the University of Ottawa. Asking pointed questions about whether economic development projects and social change actually serve Indigenous women’s interests is her specialty.”…

see the article https://research.uottawa.ca/perspectives/deeper-roots-violence

 

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