Active Projects

HKW: the Impact of Sexual Violence on Māori project

Putiputi DRJ2012 - 2016  |  He Kokonga Whare: Māori Intergenerational Trauma and Healing Programme

This project is lead by Dr Leonie Pihama from Māori and Indigenous Analysis (MAIA) Limited. By interviewing whānau impacted by sexual violence, service providers and selected key informants, this project will explore key healing practices and mātauranga Māori solutions for Māori sexual violence victims. A survey of 100 participants from around the country who have been impacted by sexual violence will measure the impact of historical trauma.

Publications list

Māori cultural definitions of sexual violence by Leonie Pihama, Rihi Te Nana, Ngaropi Cameron, Cherryl Smith, John Reid, Kim Southey