Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

Friday, 16 April 2021

Three decades on, officials still under fire over Aboriginal deaths in custody

But Ms Braybrook said the number of Indigenous women in Victorian prisons had increased exponentially overall, with figures from the Australian ...


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Indigenous academic apologises for calling African crime study 'racist'

The authors carried out the research in part to examine the hypothesis that young Sudanese-Australians were over-represented in crime statistics as a ...


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Indigenous scholars struggle to be heard in the mainstream

As one of the editors, Professor Jacinta Ruru, lamented, “Māori academics are lonely, isolated and struggling to be heard.” The problem with publishing.


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Kiwi actor Stacey Leilua rocks as Dwayne Johnson's mum

“I was very much like, 'I don't want to go anywhere. I just want to work locally',” says Leilua, a veteran actor of Samoan, Māori and New Zealand- ...


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Maori pre-term babies missing mother's milk

A researcher from the University of Auckland's Liggins Institute is asking why Māori pre-term babies are less likely to transition to breast milk.


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Māori representation matters and local councils want to hear Māori voices - that's democracy

The Government have over-stepped on this, and have used the privilege of Parliamentary urgency to go behind the backs of New Zealanders. This is ...


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HPV screening delays mean Māori and Pacific women are dying

New Zealand's Māori and Pacific women are dying at two-three times the rate of other women because the way we screen for cervical cancer isn't as ...


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Promising start to Maori procurement database

Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson says initial indications are a push to increase the number of Māori firms doing business with government is ...


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Thursday, 15 April 2021

Six Seasons Resources building the Indigenous workforce

The grant, awarded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA), will help the organisation to create employment for dozens of Aboriginal ...


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Australia's mega prison raises fears for prisoner and rural health

Around 60 percent of the 155 women prisoners in CCC have dependent children and one-third are Aboriginal women, according to SHINE for Kids ...


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Labor pledges $91m to reduce Aboriginal incarceration rates and reduce deaths in custody

A “seismic shift” has been proposed to reduce the rate of Indigenous people being locked up in prison as the number of First Nation Australians dying ...


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Aboriginal imprisonment: don't confuse a social issue with a justice issue

West Australian Police Commissioner Chris Dawson is the latest public official to demand indigenous incarceration rates be reduced. He told The ...


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Why Are Māori Preterm Babies Less Likely To Get Breast Milk?

Māori preterm babies who were receiving intravenous fluids had the lowest odds of transitioning to breast milk in hospital, according to a study of 151 ...


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Polynesian Panthers say work still needs to be done to combat racism

Eventually there were 300 of them all across New Zealand. All their ... It's the kinds of trauma; and not just pacific people there were also Maori people ...


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$100k Māori Student Scholarship Sees Harvard Student Return As Mentor Alongside Former ...

New Zealand's only scholarship to support Māori high school students to gain admission to the world's most competitive universities is back for ...


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Maori art show goes virtual

Director Kirsten Lacy says it offers panoramic photography, 360-degree video and virtual reality software to give people around New Zealand and ...


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Wednesday, 14 April 2021

Student strives to reduce suicide rates in his community

Dameyon is a gay Aboriginal (Mangarayi) and Torres Strait Islander ... at the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP) to help ...


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First Nations call for increased water ownership of Australia's largest river

First Nations groups say governments should be ashamed that Aboriginal Australians do not own more water; Water Minister Keith Pitt says he is ...


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