Dr. Sharon McIvor has been tirelessly fighting for Indigenous women and their descendants for over 30 years.  The United Nations Human RIghts Committee says Canada still discriminates against Indigenous women and their descendants and are obligated to remove that discrimination in the Indian Act.  

Dr. McIvor and her son filed a petition to the UN in 2010, and are now seeing the results of her ongoing support for Indigenous women and gender equity.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/indian-act-sex-discrimination-un-committee-1.4982330