Researcher says RCMP under reporting number of Indigenous women murdered in Quebec – APTN News

Researcher says RCMP under reporting number of Indigenous women murdered in Quebec – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202248 Views

Jul 26, 2022

A researcher for a Quebec Indigenous women’s support centre has found double the number of women killed between 1980 and 2012 in the province than the RCMP has reported.

“The problem is that there’s a lack of wanting to know if these Indigenous women have been murdered or have been missing and how many,” said Janis Qavavauq-Bibeau, support worker and researcher for the Montreal-based Iskweu Project.

The RCMP reported 46 murdered Indigenous women in Quebec from 1980-2012 in a 2014 publication. Qavavauq-Bibeau identified almost 100 victims.

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