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Violence

IMPORTANT WORKS:

Doe, Tanis “Violence

Hershey, L. (1998). Prejudice and hate violence must be confronted.

Sobsey, D. & Doe, T. (1991). Patterns of sexual abuse and assault. Sexuality & Disability, 9(3), 243-59.

Violence and Disabled Women” [Europe]

RESOURCES: LINKS

Domestic Violence Initiative for Women with Disabilities

Violence means Death of the Soul is an Information Kit on violence against disabled women and girls produced by Disabled Peoples International Europe. It includes information, actions and policies undertaken to stop such violence as well as international documents and declarations supporting ending violence against women and girls with disabilities. The Information Kit is free and available in print or on disc and may be obtained by contacting DPI Europe, 11 Belgrave Road, London SW1V 1RB, UK or by telephone at 44 (0) 20 7834 0477.

RESOURCES: BIBLIOGRAPHY

Berkeley Planning Associates. (1997). Disabled women rate caregiver abuse and domestic violence number one issue. Berkeley, CA: Department of Education.

DisAbled Women's Network. (1998). Violence against women with disabilities. Toronto Author.

Gill, C. J. (1999b). The false autonomy of forced choice: Rationalizing suicide for persons with disabilities. In J. L. Werth, Jr. (Ed). Contemporary perspectives on rational suicide. Series in death, dying, and bereavement. (pp. 171-180), Philadelphia, PA: Brunner/Mazel, Inc.

Li, L., Ford, J., & Moore, D. (2000). An exploratory study of violence, substance abuse disability, and gender. Social Behavior and Personality, 28(1), 61-72.

Masuda, S. (1996). Safety network community kit: From abuse to suicide prevention and women with disabilities. Toronto: DisAbled Women's Network.

Nosek, M., Howland, C., Young, M. (1997). Abuse of women with disabilities: Policy implications. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 8, 157-176.

Tyiska, C. G. (1998). Bulletin. Presented at the Symposium on Working with Crime Victims with Disabilities. National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA), Arlington, VA. January 23-24.

 

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