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Navajo Nation First Lady on MMIW

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February 5, 2021 – New Mexico’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Relatives Task Force recently released a report outlining its findings and recommendations to the governor and Legislature. The task force was created in 2019 by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. The 64-page report shows a need for data collection, resources, improved reporting of cases,…

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Dealing With Domestic Violence During COVID-19

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April 3, 2020 – NMIF Correspondent Megan Kamerick talks with the New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence about how stay-at-home orders might put victims of domestic abuse at risk for harm. The U.S. Justice Department reports that nearly 9 out of 10 incidents of family violence happen in or near a residence and most spousal violence happens in a…

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