New report launched to address skyrocketing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s imprisonment rates

New report launched to address skyrocketing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s imprisonment rates

The over-imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women is a growing national crisis that is being overlooked by all levels of government in Australia, the Human Rights Law Centre and Change the Record said in a new report. HRLC's Adrianne Walters said, “The tragic and preventable death of Ms Dhu is a devastating example of what happens when the justice system fails Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

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