Journal article

Aboriginal Men’s Programs Tackling Family Violence: A Scoping Review

D Gallant, S Andrews, C Humphreys, K Diemer, D Ellis, J Burton, W Harrison, R Briggs, C Black, A Bamblett, S Torres-Carne, R McIvor

the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues | Swinburne Press | Published : 2017

Abstract

Academic and community research identifies that Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are at a greater risk of being exposed to family violence than non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. While much of the literature has had a clear focus on the protection of Aboriginal women and children, there is a dearth of research that has examined the nature and efficacy of Aboriginal programs that seek to address men’s use of violence. In recent times, governments, policy makers, and community organisations have all sought to gain a greater understanding of how men’s group programs, that are specifically aimed at tackling family violence, are addressing these issues. Utilising a..

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