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By Hannah McGlade

Bravely addressing a fancy and fraught factor, this ebook indicates non-Aboriginal society's lack of expertise of the irritating affects of sexual attack on Aboriginal youngsters. It argues that Aboriginal baby sexual attack has been shaped in the entrenched societal forces of racism, colonization, and patriarchy but solid within the Australian public area as an Aboriginal challenge. supplying targeted research of the legal  Read more...

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Our greatest challenge : Aboriginal children and human rights

Bravely addressing a posh and fraught factor, this ebook exhibits non-Aboriginal society's lack of awareness of the hectic affects of sexual attack on Aboriginal teenagers. It argues that Aboriginal baby sexual attack has been shaped in the entrenched societal forces of racism, colonization, and patriarchy but forged within the Australian public area as an Aboriginal challenge.

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I had no idea I would be in danger at her house. I did not report the assault at the time and there were many reasons why. While I wanted to get help, my friend was fearful and was protecting her father. I begged her to escape with me, out of the window, but she refused, saying that she believed a ‘ghost’ lived at her house and had been coming into her room all the time. The drugging was horrific and incomprehensible. I had no parents in my life. I wondered who would believe me against all of them?

The RCIADC considered the impact of colonial expansion and aggression on Aborigines throughout Queensland up to 1898, and in the period from 1898 to post-1967 when Aboriginal people were under the exclusive control of the various Queensland Aboriginal Protection Acts. 10 According to Aboriginal legal theorist Dr Irene Watson, ‘We were made invisible by the colonists as was our connection to law and place. They did not see us or their own creation — genocide. indd 34 28/05/12 2:38 PM Understanding colonisation and trauma They made their role as perpetrators of the genocide invisible also.

We took the traditional lands and smashed the traditional way of life. We brought the disasters. The alcohol. We committed the murders. We took the children from their mothers. We practiced discrimination and exclusion. It was our ignorance and our prejudice. indd 35 28/05/12 2:38 PM OUR GREATEST CHALLENGE of their lives and family lives under the various segregation and assimilation regimes. Historians such as Henry Reynolds had also documented extensively the violent nature of colonisation in Australia.

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