‘Australia’s Aboriginie Women face higher rates of abuse’, Cathy Eatock

Australia's aboriginal female community experiences much higher rates of abuse than the rest of the population, says Cathy Eatock, a senior policy officer in state government. Ms. Eatock, an aboriginie herself, spoke at a recent meeting at the United Nations on strategies for ending violence against women. As an Aboriginal woman you are 45 times more likely to experience domestic violence than a white woman. Violence patterns are passed on from parents to their children. It takes police … [Read more...]

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