When we talk about eliminating violence against Aboriginal women, we aren’t just talking about individual acts, or solely interpersonal violence.
Sorta Yorta woman Nerita Waight writes about the Victorian Government’s new ‘anti-association’ laws and the potential impact they might have on Aboriginal youth.
Despite being 3% of the overall population, Aboriginal women make up 34% of the prison population. Dr Jackie Huggins AO, asks us to think of those women this NAIDOC week and why there is such a disparity.
Jill Gallagher is charged with creating the context in which Victorian Treaty negotiations can flourish. She talks to Daniel James about the opportunities and challenges ahead.
Here are 8 things the government can do right now to end this injustice.
Dear Aboriginal Men, my brothers, my cousins, my uncles, my grandfathers, elders and countrymen. We need to talk about violence against Aboriginal women and other women.
I was extremely alarmed to read the recent ABC news report about an Aboriginal woman from a western NSW community who had been charged, and further held in a local police cell overnight, for not attending court to provide evidence as a result of domestic violence…
The day before yesterday I poured a glass of water from my tap in our town camp and gave it to my granddaughter – I did not know it then, but there was poison in that water.
Our way is not your way, and it doesn’t have to be. We are strong, we know the land, our stories and our place in our society. This has value.