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Indigenous Communities and Family Violence: Changing the conversation

Categories: Featured resources,Indigenous Health,NCCAH

This report includes a critical discourse analysis of Canadian literature on Indigenous family violence over a fifteen-year period (2000-2015). A number of themes were identified and used to structure the examination of the literature, including: naming violence, defining family violence, rates of violence, analysis of gender and sexuality, causes of violence, colonization, normalization, silence and hiding violence, family, health, geographic considerations, and solutions. To read the report and web story, click here.