In light of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls currently underway in Whitehorse, Canadian Baptist Ministries (CBM) has launched She Matters 4 Canada, an important campaign focusing on issues facing Indigenous women in Canada.
2017 marks the fourth year of CBM’s She Matters Campaign which seeks to highlight global gender inequity. Past years have focused on girl education, microcredit for women entrepreneurs, and empowering female leaders.
CBM has invited singer/songwriter and Indigenous Leader Cheryl Bear from the Nadleh Whut’en community in Northern British Columbia, to be our She Matters spokesperson for this upcoming year. Cheryl is an award-winning performer and educator who shares stories of Indigenous life — the joy, sorrow, faith, and journey. Continue reading