National Action Plan Falls Short of Addressing the Needs of the Most Oppressed: Indigenous Women and Girls with Disabilities

©Lynn Gehl The following is a media release issued June 3, 2021 by Lynn Gehl, an Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe, advocate, artist, and writer living in Nogojawanong/Peterborough, Ontario. Gehl was part of a media conference of leading Indigenous women critiquing the National Action Plan. While I am happy to learn that an intersectional […]

Indigenous women and girls with disabilities as bigger targets of sexual violence

©Lynn Gehl The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and RuralEconomic Development;The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, andDisability Inclusion;The Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous ServicesNovember 12, 2020Re: Indigenous Women and Girls with Disabilities are Bigger Targets of Sexual Violence Dear Ministers Monsef, Qualtrough, […]