Title:Violence against women with disabilities: break the silence!
Corporate Author: Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities
Subject:Women – sexual assault, violence against women|split|Disabilities – physical, mental – general
Publisher:Alberta Committee of Citizens with Disabilities
Place of Publication:Edmonton
Date of Publication:2002
The purpose of this research project is to identify and address the specific safety needs of women with disabilities who live independently in Alberta.
To fulfil our purpose, this project will:
» Outline the extent and nature of the problem
» Raise awareness and understanding of the safety concerns faced by women with disabilities through community consultation and individual meetings
» Recommend policy and program guidelines to address the issue
» Position ACCD to play a leadership role in promoting and establishing safer communities for women with disabilities