Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Report Released

From the Urban Indian Health Institute:

We released a report today on the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in urban areas. This first-of-its-kind report aims to provide a comprehensive snapshot of the MMIWG crisis in urban American Indian and Alaska Native communities and the institutional practices that allow them to disappear not once, but three times—in life, in the media, and in the data.

Read the report, listen to the stories, and help us end the violence. #MMIWG#DecolonizeData #NotInvisible #NoMoreStolenSisters #urbanMMIWG

Read the full report here

*This report contains strong language about violence against Native women and girls.

American Indian Women Most Likely Demographic to be Sexually Abused Outside of Indian Country

From the Crime Report, via Pechanga:

Native American women living off the reservation and in urban areas are more likely to be sexually abused than others, finds a new report, Reproductive Health of Urban American Indian and Alaska Native Women.

Yet, native women are more likely to report abuse than their counterparts finds the first study of on this population. The report which was conducted by Urban Indian Health Institute surveyed 7,643 women.

Read the report here.

Use the crime report for more information on Native women.