This literature review examines the prevention of and response to family violence, focusing on the engagement of Indigenous men in remote communities.
This report includes information on:
- barriers to engaging men
- service paradigms
- social exclusion
- changing the orientation of services to engage and support men
- exploring the potential role of a men’s space.
The report highlights the:
- need to work with Indigenous men
- limitations of mainstream law and order approaches to family violence
- lack of an evidence base for community-based approaches to family violence
- need to use models which represent men’s attitudes to violence, health, service delivery and changes to behavior.