Information on Violence Against Women with Disabilities

Here are a few links to tools by DAWN Canada, an important national organization addressing issues of women and disabilities.

  1. Here’s a resource around violence against women with disabilities and Deaf women and ableism: http://bit.ly/1hGn4gk. The various formats of it (Plain text, ASL, LSQ) can be found here: http://bit.ly/NQWGVP.
  2. Here is a report from 2011 called “Women with Disabilities and Abuse: Access to Supports”.  http://bit.ly/N3M70Y
  3. Here are some fact sheets on women with disabilities, and poverty, housing and violence: http://www.dawncanada.net/resources/resources/factsheets/
  4. Here is a resource on violence faced by women with disabilities: http://bit.ly/1fn2m08