IAAWInstitute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (Edmonton, Canada)
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Stanton says "the best we can ask for in this court system" is that the judges carefully read the material that both her organization and IAAW have presented.
The report, a combined effort of a number of organizations including IAAW and the Stolen Sisters and Brothers Awareness Movement, focused on Gladue s treatment and states, "We also express the outrage that was sparked by these injustices and place this outrage in the context of long-standing cries of resistance in a country that insists on perceiving itself in humanitarian terms, but continues to violate the human rights of Indigenous peoples.
It was a goal Stanley Venne was confident IAAW could achieve in 10 years.
IAAW is joined by such organizations as the Executive Women's International (Calgary), Every Woman Foundation, and Women in Leadership in receiving BPW's Canada Centennial Recognition Award.
This is not the first time IAAW or LEAF have asked for intervener status in a case involving women and violence.
Ferguson has high praise for the IAAW. "It is truly amazing what the IAAW has been able to accomplish.
If that wasn't enough, she is now working with the IAAW, and running her own agency providing intervention, prevention, grief and loss training and cultural awareness training with child and family services, foster workers and parents.
We're helping them take a path in life that does not include crime, gangs or drugs and (to know) that family violence is not the norm," said Rachelle Venne, CEO for the Institute for Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW).
IAAW, also a partner in the venture, delivers a leadership development program designed to help Aboriginal men and women find positions on committees and boards to provide an Aboriginal voice in decision-making.
As one of the partners in the venture, IAAW is delivering a leadership development program, aimed at helping Aboriginal men and women find positions on committees and boards of directors to give Aboriginal voice to decision-making.
The annual Esquao Awards, undertaken by the Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women, is part of the recognition and advocacy work undertaken by the IAAW. Each year 20 Alberta Aboriginal women are recognized.
There were so many guests that Muriel Stanley Venne, president of Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and founder of the awards was still greeting halfway through the night.