Focus On ‘Family Violence’ In Cases Of Missing, Murdered Aboriginal Women Misguided

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A woman holds a sign as hundreds of people march through the Downtown Eastside during the 25th annual Women's Memorial March in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday February 14, 2015. The march is held to honour missing and murdered women and girls from the community with stops along the way to commemorate where women were last seen or found. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) A woman holds a sign as hundreds of people march through the Downtown Eastside during the 25th annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday February 14, 2015. The march is held to honour missing and murdered women and girls from the community with stops along the way to commemorate where women were last seen or found. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

By Andrew Kurjata / CBC News

Closer look at RCMP report that put the onus on families, aboriginal communities reveals more complex picture

Last month, RCMP delivered an update on missing and murdered aboriginal women in Canada, a report that led many to put the onus for reform on aboriginal families and communities.

“Our 2015 update confirms the unmistakable connection between homicide and family violence,” said RCMP deputy-commissioner Janice Armstrong, speaking to the media after the report.

The RCMP report noted that victims “knew their killers” in 100 per cent…

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