HRC41 Djirra’s interventions

At the UN Human Rights Council 41st Session, Antoinette Braybrook, CEO, and Meriki Onus, Advocacy Officer at Djirra, made five interventions calling for urgent action in key areas, including: Family Violence, Self determination, Incarceration, Child protection, Treaties, ParentsNext, Close the Gap.

You can watch the videos or download the transcripts of Antoinette’s statements:

High Rates of Violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women must be addressed
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High removal rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from their families
must be addressed – in a joint statement with the Human Rights Law Centre
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ParentsNext must be abolished – in a joint statement with the Human Rights Law Centre
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are imprisoned at vastly
disproportionate rates – in a joint statement with the Human Rights Law Centre
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and Meriki’s powerful speech:
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sovereignty never ceded
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Click here to view and download Djirra’s calls.