A teacher was not allowed to testify at a hearing, and many other Canadians share her bitter disappointment in the way crimes against indigenous women and girls are being investigated.
Women say retribution and police negligence are rife on reservations.
"This is Mexico": In a week when they protested, celebrated, mourned and above all came together, Mexicans show that hope dies last.
The prevalence of physical abuse may be the most open secret behind the growing number of women who end up behind bars.
The secretary of education says the rights of the accused must be considered in reaching a proper balance.
Online nude-photo scandal underscores a pigheaded cluelessness about women in the ranks.