MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
The US declared May 5, 2018, as a national day of awareness in order to raise concern for the crisis, and refocus attention on issues affecting Indigenous women.
What is the MMIW Movement (WEARENATIVE)? MMIW stands for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. It’s a movement that advocates for the end of violence against Native women. It also seeks to draw attention to the high rates of disappearances and murders of Native people, particularly women and girls.
Here is a snapshot of data for MMIW in 2018: