Aboriginal women in Australia face abuse, says an aborigine

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Cathy Eatock

Australia's aboriginal female community experiences much higher rates of abuse than the rest of the population, says Cathy Eatock, a senior policy officer in state government.

Ms. Eatock, an aboriginie herself, spoke at a recent meeting at the United Nations on strategies for ending violence against women.

She explained to Gerry Adams some of the factors that contribute to the abuse.

Duration: 3’53″

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