Updated: Mar 22
Cora McGuire-Cyrette member of CND Delegation for 67th Session, UN Commission on the Status of Women
Watch the UNCSW67 Live (March 8)
Inter-NATION-al Panel at the UNCSW67
ONWA is part of of the 67th CSW of the United Nations "Briefing on MMIWG" press conference. The Inter-NATION-al panel is united in ending violence against #Indigenous women and gender-diverse people.
Highlights from at UNCSW67
ONWA celebrates and honours the safety and healing of Indigenous Women and Girls as they are empowered to take up their leadership roles for generations to come.
We stand in unity with women and girls around the world.
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) calls for educational reforms to ensure Indigenous peoples are accepted as equals in all fields, including STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math)
When Indigenous women are empowered to have opportunities for success, there is no limit to what they can achieve.
As a member of the Canadian delegation to the Commission on the Status of Women CSW67, ONWA’s Executive Director Cora McGuire-Cyrette is working to amplify the voices of Indigenous women and build partnerships across borders.
“I urge everyone to think about how you can change the outcomes for Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people around the world so that safety is not a privilege, it is a basic and fundamental right that every woman deserves.” – Cora McGuire-Cyrette, Executive Director, ONWA
On this International Women's Day, ONWA celebrates the importance of Indigenous women throughout the world and is committed to Indigenous women’s safety. Indigenous women’s safety must always be a priority and Indigenous women’s organizations are stronger together.
International Women's Day is a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.
ONWA's focus is to ensure that the voices of Indigenous women are represented at international forums like the UNCSW67 to keep Indigenous women safe.
Improved access to technologies and innovative approaches is critical for improving Indigenous women’s safety and meaningful inclusion. When Indigenous women are empowered there is no limit to what they can achieve.
WaterlooChronicle.ca OPINION: by Cora McGuire-Cyrette
The Honourable Marci Ien, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth, speaking to Indigenous lead approaches and amplifying Indigenous women’s voices at UNCSW67
Indigenous women and girls face an increased risk for technology-facilitated gender-based violence. Improved access to connectivity is critical for improving safety and meaningful inclusion.
Our Elders teach us that the Earth is a gift given to us from the Creator. Earth is a lodge of life, and everything in it and on it must be treated as sacred. #Only1Earth
We need to include Indigenous women in political decision-making,. We all need to do this together. #genderEquality
Good morning women of the world! ONWA celebrates and honours the safety and healing of Indigenous Women and Girls as they take up their leadership roles for generations to come. We stand in unity with women and girls around the world.
Queen Mother Delois Blakely- American former nun, religious leader, pan-Africanist, writer, activist, humanitarian.
We can transform our world through #GlobalGoals Global problems demand global solutions. If we work together there is no problem that cannot be solved.
Communities Empower Global Cooperation.
Inukshuk are created as a reference point for hunters and travelers to orient themselves and find their way in the Arctic Plains.
These stone sculptures silhouetted against the horizon historically have been used for navigation, welcoming and guiding travelers to good travel routes, signifying fishing and hunting grounds, and to mark food caches.
“Perhaps this sculpture is a symbol that will help all peoples and nations find their path to a peaceful future.” United Nations placard.
Indigenous women’s organizations are stronger together!
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ONWA was honoured to have Executive Director, Cora McGuire-Cyrette attend the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW67) as a member of the Canadian Delegation.