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Access to justice: reporting child sexual abuse in Australian indigenous communities

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posted on 2016-11-01, 00:00 authored by Cate Bailey
Child sexual abuse is more prevalent in Indigenous communities, but is less likely to be reported. This thesis found that it was difficult for Indigenous children to disclose abuse to authorities, but that deep engagement between communities, police and child welfare organisations were effective, and were endorsed by Indigenous stakeholders.

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xix, 195 pages, plus appendices : illustrations, tables, some coloured

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  • Yes

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thesis

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thesis

Language

eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

PhD

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The author. All Rights Reserved.

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M Powell

Faculty

Faculty of Health

School

School of Psychology

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