Men’s role in solving the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women

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CP train blocked in Toronto, March 12, 2014. CP train blocked in Toronto, March 12, 2014.

Organizers say not enough men showing support

By Ryan Pilon, CBC News, April 7, 2015

Lani Elliott was 21 years old when she survived a vicious attack by her husband, who beat her with a baseball bat and broke her leg.

Elliott is now telling her story to First Nations and in schools, raising awareness of how often domestic abuse plays a role in the issue of missing and murdered indigenous women.

According to a report released by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police last year entitled “Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Review”, 92 per cent of the women knew their attackers:

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