Indigenous women’s social enterprise, Marnin Studio and SVA describe what it takes from both ‘venture’ and ‘funder’ to create a collaborative philanthropic partnership – one that is driving mutual objectives and generating shared learnings for both partners.
Marnin Studio, an Indigenous arts and therapeutic...
The over-imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women is a growing national crisis that is being overlooked by all levels of government in Australia, the Human Rights Law Centre and Change the Record say in this new report.
The imprisonment rate of Aboriginal...
Despite the increasingly high profile of domestic and family violence (DFV) in Australian society, surprisingly little is known in the public domain about the ways women’s specialist services provide help to the victims/survivors. When it comes to Aboriginal women, high rates of violence have been...
A young indigenous thinker from Alice Springs says too often women are part of the huge problem that is Aboriginal violence, because in many cases men are seen as incapable of doing wrong.
Jacinta Nampijinpa Price says instead of looking to constitutional recognition or...
Jacinta Nampijinpa Price’s speech is a powerful personal plea to stop the violence against women and children by men and in particular, Indigenous males. She talks about the need for positive cultural change and for Indigenous people to take back responsibility to resolve entrenched issues....
Presents the current state of knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities.
This paper is a comprehensive review of published literature to present the current state of knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in...
An infographic explaining the actions the Australian Government will take on domestic violence.
From the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet:
Every woman in Australia has the right to feel safe and live without fear.
Yet, one in six Australian...
This second report on the health indicators in the National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Early Childhood Development finds areas of improvement as well as areas of concern in the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and mothers.
Summary: This paper analyses critical, policy, service and research literature on responses to Aboriginal women experiencing family and domestic violence in Australia; focusing on non-legal and non-clinical services and women’s specialist services in regional and remote settings.
It considers:critical writing, analysis...
Summary: This state of knowledge paper draws on both national and international literature and policy and program evaluations, to establish what is currently known about innovative responses to violence against Indigenous women in Australia.
A key issue for researchers and practitioners lies in...
Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse Research Brief 19 provides new insights into Indigenous women’s offending by examining previously unpublished police and court data for the period 2010-2012. While there are differences across the selected Australian jurisdictions, the authors find that the offences that most often appeared in...
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This reports presents research findings into the knowledge and aspirations of vocational education and training (VET) held by Central Australian Indigenous women leaders. It identifies and reviews some current initiatives to improve access and participation for women in remote Aboriginal...
This article argues that mental health services need to be designed according to the specific needs of Indigenous families, including support for those who are suffering distress related to forced removal.