Doing time: indigenous children’s experiences in prison

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Children as young as 10 years old can be jailed in Australia.

For many, prison time will have a large and long-lasting impact. But for indigenous communities especially – where young people are 24 times more likely to be incarcerated, the experience can be akin to trauma.

What sorts of emotions and experiences do these young people come away with? And how can we better support them?

 

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