On the margins : violence against women with disabilities

NAIDU, Ereshnee
et al
Publication Date 
April 2005
47 p

This report explores why disabled women are more susceptible to violence then non-disabled women. It further examines how service providers respond to their needs, and the barriers associated with accessing proper assistance. The authors also investigate the role of government in providing health services that provide equal and adequate support. This work tackles issues of social isolation, stigma, and human rights

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