Aboriginal Women Get Controversial New Online Tool To Help Fight Violence

Blame the #NWT government, we, it’s citizens were not consulted on this…
“…The federal government pledged $500,000 to fund the campaign and in a letter to Northwest Territories Premier Bob McLeod, Valcourt invited provincial and territorial jurisdictions to match the remaining $500,000 cost of the project.
Valcourt wrote the mobile app will provide “information, tools and support that aboriginal women and girls need to make informed choices, whether they are confronting violence, or seeking information regarding its prevention.”
Dawn Harvard, president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada, said creation of the app suggests victims are to blame….”
https://redpowermedia.wordpress.com/2015/06/25/aboriginal-women-get-controversial-new-online-tool-to-help-fight-violence/

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