Practice Guidance

Domestic abuse and disability: quick guide

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Introduction

Key messages Disabled women experience domestic abuse two to three times more often than non-disabled women (Khalifeh et al, 2013). Abuse also tends to be more serious and to last for longer periods of time (Young et al, 1997). This is an entrenched problem and findings are also consistently reported internationally (Brownridge, 2006; Hughes et […]

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