Reducing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: Arizona’s Statewide Study – MMIP

Date Published
November 2020

For generations, Indigenous communities have been all too familiar with the devastation, injustice, and heartbreak of losing family and community members. Missing or Murdered Indigenous People (MMIP) is an enduring national and international crisis. This study from the Arizona's Study Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in partnership with Arizona State University aims to tell a data-driven story about what is known so far about MMIWG in Arizona, share promising practices to reduce MMIWG, and identify culturally accurate and appropriate recommendations to reduce MMIW. This 105-page report covers: (1) the statement of the problem; (2) impact on lives, families, and communities; (3) grassroots movements; (4) project goals and research questions; (5) project design and implementation; (6) data and method; (7) the study's findings; and (8) conclusions and next steps.

Date Published: November 1, 2020