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 the mmiw crisis 


Need advice or support?

If you need free advice from a trained counselor,

text the word “NATIVE” to 741741


StrongHearts Native Helpline:

1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483)

you can connect anonymously with a Native advocate.

The devastating facts:

Indigenous Women (girls +) murdered 10x higher than all other ethnicities.


More than 4 out of 5 Indigenous Women have experienced violence (84.3%).*

55% of Indigenous Women have been physically abused by their intimate partners.*

Murder is the 3rd leading cause of death for Indigenous Women.

(Centers for Disease Control)

56% of Indigenous Women experience sexual violence.*

48.8% of Indigenous Women have been stalked in their lifetime.*

(*National Institute of Justice Report)

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