given birth. You're so excited to meet your child — but before
you can, the doctor says that you must undergo a
procedure first. That procedure is sterilization. You
will never be allowed to have children again.
This has been happening to Indigenous women in
Saskatchewan, Canada for decades, with scores of mothers being
coerced into undergoing sterilization.
Victims have launched a class action lawsuit against the
government, and almost all the plaintiffs say they
were lied to about what the procedure would entail.
Indigenous women is a form of state-perpetrated violence and
eugenics. It effectively prevents First Nations
peoples from creating future generations — meaning it could
wipe out entire communities. Even worse, it's likely that
these are not isolated cases, but possibly part of an extended
pattern. Senator Yvonne Boyer is calling on the Canadian
Senate to authorize a nationwide investigation to
determine where and how such eugenics is occurring.
Please add your name to the petition. The more
international support we can show, the more likely it is that
Indigenous women in Canada will be able to finally find
Thank you for all that you do,
The Care2 Petitions Team
women in Canada are having their bodies violated, and blocked
from having future children. The extent of this human rights
abuse is still unknown. Please sign the petition demanding that the
Canadian government investigate immediately.