Title

Sexual Violence in Aurukun: The Queen V BP, DK, PA, Koowarta, Wikmunea, Woolla 2007

Document Type

Journal Article

Publisher

University of NSW, Indigenous Law Centre

Place of Publication

Sydney

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Psychology and Social Science, Social Justice Research Centre

RAS ID

8651

Comments

This article was originally published as

Cripps, K., Davis, M., & Taylor, C. (2008). Sexual Violence in Aurukun: The Queen v BP, DK, MY, PA, Koowarta, Wikmunea, Woolla 2007. Indigenous Law Bulletin, 7(9), 14.

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Abstract

Research project by the Indigenous Law Centre examining experiences of Aboriginal women and children before the courts in sexual assault cases - improve current practices and processes to benefit victims and survivors of sexual assault - miscarriage of justice in Aurukun involving Aboriginal ten year old girl - sentences did not reflect gravity of the crime.

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