Missing and murdered Australian Indigenous women & children

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23 Oct 2022, 7:08 pm

This article is dedicated to those who pretend there is no domestic abuse crisis in the Australian aboriginal community.

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Could the Senate inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women and children prevent future deaths?
Kyllie Cripps, Scientia Associate Professor, School of Law, Society & Criminology, Faculty of Law & Justice, UNSW Sydney, UNSW Sydney
14 October 2022


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Public hearings have officially commenced into the Senate Committee Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Children. The inquiry has found “Murder rates for Indigenous women are eight times higher than for their non-Indigenous counterparts”. This came as no surprise to many of us who have worked in this field for a long time.

In fact, these numbers are likely to be higher when they include manslaughter rates. The rate at which women are murdered in Australia over time (2005-06 to 2019-20) have been declining. But according to the Homocide Report Australia 2019 -20, report, this sadly is not the case for Indigenous women.

When women are murdered in Australia, there is understandable outrage, displays of grief and moments of reflection in our parliament.

However, there is often silence in the media and in public discussion about the violence Indigenous women experience, as Indigenous studies Professor Bronwyn Carlson has discussed.

This inquiry has the potential to provide voice to the Indigenous women and children we have lost and continue to lose to violence, as well as ending the silence that follows.


https://au.news.yahoo.com/could-senate- ... 53495.html


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Last edited by magz on 24 Oct 2022, 4:25 am, edited 1 time in total.: title corrected on OP's request

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23 Oct 2022, 11:59 pm

"Politics before compassion."


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24 Oct 2022, 12:39 am

The Canadian government is also conducting a similar investigation into the almost 4000+ indigenous women and girls who have gone missing over several decades.
https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/canad ... ls/2263305

The number amounts to genocide



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24 Oct 2022, 12:49 am

Thank you for your contribution, but please consider:

The context of this thread is the present day and domestic violence.
Please keep this in mind.

"Pilot error."
By bad...

I will ask magz to correct the thread title.


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24 Oct 2022, 12:55 am

Domestic violence is a nation wide problem in Australia that impacts both indigenous and non-indigenous women.

But yes, I think indigenous women are 30 times x more at risk



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24 Oct 2022, 1:01 am

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Police and domestic violence services are not helping

My research has found violence against Indigenous women is significantly under-reported and perpetrators regularly go unpunished. This is not to say Indigenous women are not crying out for support: they are and have been. However, they are often confronted with a dilemma of who is safe to turn to, and what the consequences of reporting might be.

For First Nations women, there are significant risks to consider when reporting violence to police or seeking assistance from domestic violence services. These risks include their children being taken from them by child protection services, the women themselves being arrested for unrelated criminal matters, and the risk of being misidentified as the perpetrator.


https://au.news.yahoo.com/could-senate- ... 53495.html

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24 Oct 2022, 1:07 am

cyberdad wrote:
Domestic violence is a nation wide problem in Australia that impacts both indigenous and non-indigenous women.

But yes, I think indigenous women are 30 times x more at risk


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The inquiry has found “Murder rates for Indigenous women are eight times higher than for their non-Indigenous counterparts”.
https://au.news.yahoo.com/could-senate- ... 53495.html

And this is why it is called a domestic violence crisis.


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24 Oct 2022, 4:33 am

We've been there.
Domestic violence is a real problem of practically any traumatized society.
Poland after WWII was just like that, too.
It requires several generations of stable well-being despite all internal struggles to be able to adress the original traumas and grow healthy.

With what's going on, the Indigenous societes are likely to stay traumatized :(


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24 Oct 2022, 4:36 am

This sort of thing is occurring amongst indigenous people in Canada and almost all places.

This is a worldwide crisis.



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24 Oct 2022, 4:47 pm

magz wrote:
We've been there.
Domestic violence is a real problem of practically any traumatized society.
Poland after WWII was just like that, too.
It requires several generations of stable well-being despite all internal struggles to be able to adress the original traumas and grow healthy.

With what's going on, the Indigenous societes are likely to stay traumatized :(


In the passed, anyone who suggested there was an aboriginal domestic violence problem/crisis was called a racist.
Aboriginal women who spoke up about domestic abuse were silenced, and this is why the problem hasn't been properly addressed.
The media was complicit in not exposing the problem.

"Politics before Compassion" is indefensible.


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Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

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24 Oct 2022, 4:54 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
This sort of thing is occurring amongst indigenous people in Canada and almost all places.

This is a worldwide crisis.


Unfortunately, there is a degree of political spin involved.
From what I understand, the Canadian issue is focused on genocide.
This is not the case in Australia.

BTW, I have noticed that left-wing media outlets I have viewed don't mention the term "domestic violence".
Take that as you will.


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24 Oct 2022, 5:45 pm

If it's domestic violence, it's domestic violence.

It's hard to put a "political spin" on that.



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24 Oct 2022, 8:42 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
If it's domestic violence, it's domestic violence.

It's hard to put a "political spin" on that.


The whole point is that they are NOT calling it domestic violence.
The term "domestic violence" is missing.
In the Canadian news feed I heard this morning, they talked about "Genocide", not "Domestic Violence".

This skirting away from terminology is not new.
Neither is creating or perverting existing expressions/definitions.


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24 Oct 2022, 8:47 pm

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Jacinta Price exposes hypocrisy of ‘so-called progressives’ on Indigenous violence ‘epidemic’

09/04/2021


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Alice Springs Deputy Mayor Jacinta Price has spoken out against “myths that are constantly peddled” in relation to high rates of violence in Indigenous communities.

“Domestic violence in many Aboriginal communities far outstrips any other crime that is committed,” Ms Price told Joe Hildebrand.

“And yet, there’s utter silence on it. For me, it’s complete and utter hypocrisy.”

Joe asked why she believes “so-called ‘progressives’ … are so reluctant to acknowledge it”.

Ms Price explained blaming violence within Indigenous communities on colonisation and racism makes it “someone else’s responsibility to deal with”, “removing Aboriginal people’s agency”.

“There is no evidence to suggest that racism and colonisation is right now killing our people, is right now sexually abusing our people.

“You can’t actually help other people … we, Aboriginal people, have to do it for ourselves.”


https://www.4bc.com.au/jacinta-price-ex ... -epidemic/


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24 Oct 2022, 8:51 pm

Aboriginal people are sometimes screwing themselves over, as well as “society” is screwing them over.

It’s both, really.



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24 Oct 2022, 8:57 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
Aboriginal people are sometimes screwing themselves over, as well as “society” is screwing them over.

It’s both, really.


The problem is that political activists are putting "Politics before Compassion".


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Also, as George Carlin said, "I have no stake in the outcome." I'll stick around for the comedy.

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