Children's safety should be the priority

The Australian, 14 December 2007
In her opinion piece for The Australian, postdoctoral research fellow specialising in Indigenous family violence, Dr Kyllie Cripps, strongly criticises the Queensland judiciary for failing to hand down a custodial sentence to nine men guilty of raping a 10-year-old girl. 'It is a clear signal that, once again, Aboriginal women and girls are denied formal equality and protection through the criminal justice system.'