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‘Deaf Survivors of Domestic Abuse – Are we Listening?’ – Rebekah Pierre

Mar 3, 2022

‘Deaf Survivors of Domestic Abuse – Are we Listening?’

Rebekah Pierre, BASW England Professional Officer, reflects on how social workers can better support deaf people who experience domestic abuse.

“It is unnerving to know that we may never grasp the true extent of domestic abuse. Some statistics indicate that as many as 1 in 3 women will experience it during their lifetime, though the true figure may be even higher.”

“Without fair access to interpreters, advocates and accessibility tools, deaf survivors will continue to be let down by services.”

Source: www.basw.co.uk

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