Canada’s Stolen Daughters
Aboriginal people have inhabited northern Canada for thousands of years and today, many indigenous communities are still located on native lands in the sparsely populated far north. They are few in number, indigenous people make up only 4-percent of the Canadian population – yet they represent 50-percent of all sex trafficking victims in Canada. What makes indigenous women and girls so vulnerable to exploitation? CNN’s Paula Newton introduces us to the activists, the advocates and the survivors who are working hard to change the narrative.
Ma Mawi has been working closely with CNN for the past few weeks sharing real life experiences of Aboriginal women who were sex-trafficking victims in Manitoba. To view the videos follow the link below:
PRODUCER: Lisa Cohen (Atlanta)