Aboriginal women in Australia face abuse, says an aborigine

17 December 2012

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.

She explained to Gerry Adams some of the factors that contribute to the abuse.

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