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Type: Conference Paper
Title: Aboriginal women and the law
Other Titles: Women and the law : proceedings of a conference held 24-26 September 1991
Authors: Payne, Sharon
Keywords: Sexual assault;Criminal justice responses;Policy;Indigenous issues;Drug and alcohol misuse
Year: 1991
Publisher: Australian Institute of Criminology
Notes:  This paper looks at the relationship of Aboriginal women to the law. it examines the high rate of imprisonment for Aboriginal women and their recidivism. It discusses issues of Aboriginal women as victims of violence, the police and the Aboriginal community, and the role of traditional laws. Stories of women who died while in custody are presented. The paper calls for community development for Aboriginal self-management and self-determination.
ISBN: 9780642186393
Physical description: 270 p. ; 25 cm.
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