Indigenous Women and Sexual Assault in Canada
Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism
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Examines four prominent cases involving sexual violence perpetrated against Indigenous women and girls by white men to demonstrate how the Canadian legal system has failed both to protect Indigenous women and to properly punish those responsible. The four cases are: R v Edmondson, R v Jordan, R v Ramsay, and R v Ramsay. Chapter from Sexual Assault in Canada: Law, Legal Practice and Women's Activism edited by Elizabeth A. Sheehy.