This study investigated the needs of Indigenous women and children who are severely over-represented in rates of domestic and family violence (DFV). Developing culturally appropriate responses to Indigenous DFV and improving integration between housing and DFV and child protection services should reduce rates of Indigenous women’s injury and death, as well as rates of Indigenous children’s out-of-home care.
SOURCE: Cripps, K. and Habibis, D. “Improving Housing and Service Responses to Domestic and Family Violence for Indigenous Individuals and Families.” (August 29, 2019). AHURI Final Report No. 320, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne.
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