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Women’s Aid report into the support available to disabled women experiencing violence in their own homes. The study examines existing service provision, and identifies gaps in provision and associated support – highlighted both by service providers and by disabled women themselves.
Women who are disabled and experiencing domestic violence may find the following questions and answers relevant to their situation.
Women's Aid have undertaken a groundbreaking research project which explores disabled women’s experiences of domestic violence and investigates existing service provision available to them.
Research in the UK states that sexual predators are more likely to inflict excessive injury on women with physical disabilities than on those with mental or developmental problems
A new code of practice from the Disability Rights Commission has been considered by Parliament to provide guidance on the application of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA).
Reports, guides, books etc which relate to disability and domestic violence.