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Record #209280:

Aboriginal women face more violence: RCMP report / Peter Varga.

Title: Aboriginal women face more violence: RCMP report / Peter Varga.
Author(s): Varga, Peter.
Date: 2014.
In: Nunatsiaq News. (2014.), Vol. 41(8) (2014)
Abstract: Discusses recent report by Royal Canadian Mounted Police confirming that aboriginal women in Canada suffer much higher rates of violent crime that non-aboriginals. Notes that proportion of female victims is particularly high in Nunavut and other territories and provinces where indigenous peoples comprise majority of population. Highlights risk factors relating to female homicide, e.g. employment status, use of intoxicants and involvement in sex trade.
Notes:

Nunatsiaq News. Vol. 41(8) :5 (2014).

Keywords: 3-055.2 -- Women.
343.61 -- Homicide.
343.615-058.833 -- Violence, domestic.
36 -- Social welfare.
39 -- Ethnography: Inuit.
J -- Social sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440.2) -- Nunavut.
SPRI record no.: 209280

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