Canadian minister for the status of women, Patricia Hajdu, said research from the Native Women’s Association of Canada puts the number of indigenous women who went missing or were murdered at 4,000 — much higher than the 1,200 reported by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in 2014.

The minister also said that she was not interested in fighting about the numbers but dedicated to making sure that the stories of the families and the survivors lead to real actions that put an end to the violence and vulnerability these women face.

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