Attitudes and beliefs about sexual violence held by professional Aboriginal women in Perth, Western Australia
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This research used a constructivist grounded theory approach in order to explore Aboriginal women's attitudes and beliefs about sexual violence. Data was derived from semi-structured interviews with Aboriginal women who resided in Perth, Western Australia. A number of themes emerged, which described the historical and contemporary contexts that contribute to current attitudes and beliefs about sexual violence in Aboriginal communities. A model was developed describing competing contexts for Aboriginal women in relation to sexual violence.
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