Synopsis: This week on "Learn Me Something," Aaron and Rich delve into the highway of tears, which refers to a 724 km length of Yellowhead Highway 16 in British Columbia, Canada where many women (mostly Indigenous) have disappeared or been found murdered. The Highway of Tears is part of a larger, national crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. In 2015, the federal government launched a national inquiry into these cases.
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Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb
- The Highway of Tears: Preventing violence against women
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- Highway of Tears: The victims and the missing
- Canada’s Highway of Tears: Why Are Women Disappearing?
- Dozens of Women Vanish on Canada’s Highway of Tears, and Most Cases Are Unsolved
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