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Title: Confidence and connectedness: Indigenous Maori women's views on personal safety in the context of intimate partner violence
Contributor(s): Wilson, Denise (author); Jackson, Debra  (author); Herd, Ruth (author)
Publication Date: 2016
DOI: 10.1080/07399332.2015.1107069
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/21939
Abstract: Maori (New Zealand) women, similar to women belonging to Indigenous and minority groups globally, have high levels of lifetime abuse, assault, and homicide, and are over-represented in events that compromise their safety. We sought insights into how Maori women view safety. Twenty Maori women's narratives revealed safety as a holistic concept involving a number of different elements. We found women had developed an acute sense of the concept of safety. They had firm views and clear strategies to maintain their own safety and that of their female family and friends. These women also provided insights into their experiences of feeling unsafe.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Health Care for Women International, 37(7), p. 707-720
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Place of Publication: United States of America
ISSN: 0739-9332
1096-4665
Field of Research (FOR): 111099 Nursing not elsewhere classified
111005 Mental Health Nursing
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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