Report

Sentencing of Indigenous women

30 Nov 2012
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In this research brief the sentencing of Indigenous women in Australia is examined. Quantitative and qualitative data on sentencing patterns and practices are presented in relation to Indigenous women in Australia, although the limitations of these data should be acknowledged. Some examples of non-custodial and custodial sentencing options for Indigenous women in Australia are discussed. A brief overview of Indigenous women’s offending patterns will also be presented, along with relevant developments in Canada and New Zealand.

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2012
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