Statement on the extension of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
Pauktuutit’s priority first and foremost is supporting Inuit families and ensuring that no more Inuit women and girls go missing or are murdered. Our thoughts and advocacy circle around the families and survivors who are touched by this tragic, on-going issue.
Pauktuutit’s Response to UN Special Rapporteur’s Preliminary Findings on Violence Against Women in Canada
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada and President Rebecca Kudloo welcomes the preliminary conclusions by Dubravka Simonovic, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women in Canada and supports the call for implementation strategies.
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada has no additional information regarding the Ike Haulli case other than what has been publicly released. Pauktuutit stands with victims and survivors of child sexual abuse. We recognize the courage and strength it takes for adults and children to talk about child sexual abuse and deeply commend those who have chosen to disclose.
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Meet with Minister of Indigenous Services to Determine Steps for Concrete Progress
Today, Members of the Executive for the Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Board met with the Hon. Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, to discuss collaboration around addressing critical issues impacting Inuit women and children across Canada.
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada’s Board of Directors and delegates concluded the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday, January 20th. Elections were held for numerous board member positions at this year’s AGM. We extend a warm welcome and congratulations to our new and returning board members.
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada will be holding its Annual General Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario, on January 19, 2018.
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada is deeply disheartened that the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has suddenly postponed their meeting in Rankin Inlet. President Rebecca Kudloo said ‘I want the families to know that we care about you and we are here for you.
Statement on the 2017 Nunavut Election Results on behalf of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada and President Rebecca Kudloo
Rebecca Kudloo, President of Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada extends their warm congratulations to all the successful candidates in Nunavut’s 2017 election.
President Rebecca Kudloo, on behalf of the Pauktuutit Board of Directors, issues the following statement in response to the pending resignation of Commissioner Marilyn Poitras
On behalf of Pauktuutit I want to acknowledge and thank Commissioner Marilyn Poitras for her contribution to this historic National Inquiry Into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.
Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada Memorandum of Understanding with Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to Minister Bennett and Minister Monsef for coming to our office today for these important announcements. We value our working relationship with the Ministers and their departments, and our ongoing partnerships are part of our shared commitment to reconciliation and healing. I know I can count on them to help the Prime Minister keep his commitment to the equality of all women in Canada and be sure that includes the equality of Inuit women in Canada.