Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Monday, May 25 2015

Did you know that over 75% of cases of sexual assault of women with mental disabilities involved recurring episodes, and that most of the time the abusive person is a caregiver?

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, DAWN-RAFH Canada will be hosting a Facebook Forum on sexual violence and women with disabilities / Deaf women.

We invite women with disabilities, Deaf women, advocates and service providers to check out our forum and share your thoughts and experiences as a way to increase our collective understanding and ability to respond to this issue.

The forum will remain open until the end of May.

Click here to see our infographic on violence and to participate in the forum.

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