Canada: Thousands Take Part in Annual Women’s Memorial March

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An estimated 1,200 people participated in the 25th annual Women's Memorial March in Vancouver, BC. An estimated 1,200 people participated in the 25th annual Women’s Memorial March in Vancouver, BC, on Feb 14, 2015.  Photo: Vancouver Sun.

by Warrior Publications, Feb 14, 2015

Several thousand people participated in the annual Women’s Memorial March for missing and murdered women across the country on Feb 14, 2015.  The largest turnout was in Vancouver, BC, where over 1,200 took part in that city’s 25th annual march.  Over the past decade, numerous other towns and cities across the country have also begun organizing annual memorial marches.  According to official estimates, there have been over 1,000 Indigenous women murdered since 1980.  Below are some media reports on this year’s mobilization.

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