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Child Sexual Abuse in First Nations Communities

CRCF Members in this Project: Delphine Collin-Vézina

Principal Investigator: Delphine Collin-Vézina
Funding Source: Fonds Québécois de Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (FQRSC), through the Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Problèmes Conjugaux et les Agressions Sexuelles (CRIPCAS)
Period: 2007–2009

Using the current literature on child sexual abuse in First Nations communities, from both academic databases and organizations involved with these communities, a comprehensive and critical review of the current state of data will be undertook. Variations in reported rates and methodological issues are to be specifically targeted to organize the data in a consistent and systematic way, with the ultimate purpose of providing grounds for future interventions, research and policy development.à