Services and Supports for Indigenous Women and Their Families

Domestic violence impact women from all socio-economic, cultural and other backgrounds. However, some circumstances surrounding the experience of domestic violence and service access differ for women with diverse backgrounds. This is particularly evident for several vulnerable population groups including Indigenous women; immigrant women; women who are culturally and linguistically diverse; women with disabilities; older women; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) women; and women living in rural and remote communities. This article focuses on how domestic violence affect Indigenous women; they face disproportionate exposure to the issue of domestic violence and violence against women in general.

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Service and Supports for Indigenous Women and Their Families

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