‘Urgent action’ needed over high proportion of Indigenous women in prison – ABC news

‘Urgent action’ needed over high proportion of Indigenous women in prison, report says By Philippa McDonald Posted, updated 31 March 2020 Link to article The number of Indigenous women in custody has been called “one of the most challenging human rights issues facing Australia”. Key points: Research shows a “disturbing over-representation” of Indigenous prisoners Poverty, family violence, abuse and trauma…