Violence against women with disabilities shares common characteristics with violence against women in general. Women with disabilities also experience forms of abuse that women without disabilities do not. This factsheet details the specific factors invovled in violence against women with disabilities.
Right to be Safe: Creating Inclusive Services for Women with Disabilities Experiencing Violence
Disability Alliance BC
The resource booklet is intended to provide service providers in the violence prevention and response sector with information on statistics about violence against women with disabilities, understanding barriers people with disabilities face, and communication and interaction tips about people with a range of disabilities. The resource booklet is also a tool for accessibility planning for organizations and government programs, as well as conducting a community safety audit.
Women with Disabilities and Abuse - Access to Supports
Doris Rajan, for DAWN-RAFH Canada
A review of work in the area of violence prevention. The purpose of this review is to improve funding, examine the issue of violence and women with disabilities, and to understand who is donating time, resources, and money to this problem.