Conference asks, “what are you going to do now?”

Beverley Jacobs has heard all the talk, she’s ready for action.

The 46-year-old president of the Native Women’s Association of Canada – an affiliation of more than a dozen women’s groups representing 600,000 native women in this country – kicks off a three-day conference in Yellowknife today with the question, “What are you going to do now?”

Violence against women, gender bias, and conflict with the law will all be discussed by the more than 150 delegates, with an eye to finding solutions, she says.

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