Are Social Issues In Arctic Canada More Serious Than We Realize Or Are Ready to Admit To?

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Myself, our staff and Board find the results of a report, Victims of Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking in Nunavut, most disturbing. This report, that really appears to only touch the surface of a wider and even more disturbing sexual exploitation of Inuit in Canada, both in the north and South, particularly children. This report should not be another- one day flash in the pan story in the northern daily news cycles. It should and must serve as a call to action by individuals, organizations and governments at all levels. To Its credit, Pauktuutit, the national woman’s organization, was a …