FAQs: Privacy Laws Impacting Survivors in Michigan

“This FAQ card provides attorneys and advocates with a starting point for researching common privacy issues that impact victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and includes citations to laws that affect victims’ privacy rights. This card is intended as a summary of relevant laws and was last revised in August 2018.”

Colonization and Domestic Violence

“The parallels that can be drawn between colonialism and domestic violence can be seen through their definitions and through a review of Native American history. Having lived through genocide and horrific suffering, the aftermath of European contact and colonization continues to not only haunt Native Americans, it wreaks havoc in their everyday lives.”