The ‘grey’ area for domestic violence victims who have a disability

A disabled woman tried to set her Canberra house on fire because her support provider failed to stop abuse from her housemate for over a year.

That’s one of the horror stories Advocacy for Inclusion has heard over the years that shows the additional hurdles victims with a disability face when experiencing domestic violence.

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Topics:
Women, GLBTI

Author:
Katie Burgess

Source:
Canberra Times

Date published:
Wed 27th Dec, 2017