Research and Reports
Women of the Métis Nation Perspectives
The 5th National Indigenous Women’s Summit
Empowering Indigenous Women Now and Into the Future
Métis perspectives of missing and murdered indigenous women, girls and lgbtq2s+ people
A report addressing the landscape of missing and murdered Métis women, girls (MMIWG) and gender diverse people in Canada.
Métis-Specific Gender-Based Analysis (GBA+) Tool
Gender-Based Analysis is an analytical, systematic process used to review the impacts and experiences of a program, policy or initiative for a wide variety of people. This GBA+ Toolkit is built upon the Government of Canada’s GBA process to include a Métis-specific approach.
Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework
The purpose of this paper is to provide the views of the Women of the Métis Nation in response
to Canada’s Recognition and Implementation of Rights Framework. It is a policy document which can inform current and future processes that would promote the empowerment of Métis women.
Anti-racism Policy Paper
Despite progress and the many contributions of Métis women, Métis women, girls and gender-diverse people continue to experience a unique form of racism due to their distinct historical contexts and the ongoing systemic discrimination perpetuated by Canadian governmental policies and practices.
FORCED AND COERCED STERILIZATION POLICY PAPER
A policy paper examining instances of forced sterilization of Métis women across the Homeland.
Education Policy Paper
According to 2001 Aboriginal People’s Survey, 48% of Aboriginal people aged 20 to 24 not living on reserve ad not completed their secondary school education. Less than half(43.9%) of Métis youth between 15 and 24 years of age completed high school or education at a higher level.
Violence Against Métis Women policy paper
Métis women experience gender-based violence, something that a great number of Métis women experience repeatedly throughout their lives. Métis women experience many forms of violence but the result remains the same – Métis women often are unable to address the social issues that create the causes of their victimization.
Health Policy Paper
The Women of the Métis Nation have hosted a variety of regional meetings across the homeland and several national gatherings. One thing is clear: Métis women identify health as a key priority.
Traditional Knowledge Policy Paper
Métis women have always played important roles in society. In the largely egalitarian community, women were for the most part equal partners in the development of their communities politically, socially and economically.
A Profile of CANADiAN WoMeN iN rurAl, reMoTe AND NorTHerN CoMMuNiTieS
In 2006, the last census year for which data are currently available, approximately 2.8 million women resided in rural Canada, while another 176,000 women resided in remote areas. This represents approximately 18% of the total female population in Canada, and approximately 50% of the total rural and remote population.
National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls
All Indigenous women and children have an equal right to live free from violence and all forms of discrimination. In recent years, there have been a number of initiatives aimed at responding to the prevalence of violence against Indigenous women and girls, including the disproportionate rates of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls in Canada.
Strengthening Métis Women’s Entrepreneurship
This study brings together five pieces of research that together provide the most complete picture currently available of the business environment for Métis women entrepreneurs (MWEs in the five westernmost provinces of Canada.
WOMEN IN CANADA AT A GLANCE
The first decade of the new millennium was a period of significant change in Canada. Nowhere was this more apparent than in the lives of women and girls, whose contributions to the economy and participation in all aspects of Canadian life have been crucial to our country’s success.
LES FEMMES MICHIF OTIPEMISIWAK - WOMEN OF THE MÉTIS NATION - Strategy 2013
The Métis are one of three distinct Aboriginal peoples in Canada recognized under the 1982 constitution. The Métis National Council [MNC] was developed in 1983 to be a representative voice of the interests of Métis people in Canada and abroad.