Category Archives: sexual violence

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The under-reporting of sexual assault

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

The crime of sexual assault is under-reported.  This is particularly true if you are a victim with a disability.

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Parenting with a Disability

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

We are now 29 years after the passage of the ADA, and Buck v. Bell has never been overturned, and several states still have some form of involuntary sterilization laws on their books.

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The Importance of making a Safety Plan

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

One of the most important things for any victim of abuse to consider is their safety and the safety of their children and pets. That is why it is important to make a safety plan.

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The hidden nightmare of sexual violence on and at the borders (23-01)

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

This is a time to speak up and out for these women.

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City of Tampa Files Race and Gender Discrimination in Housing Case

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

Ms. Washington was targeted by a housing provider who felt emboldened to prey on a vulnerable resident who could not move to a new location because of the lack of affordable housing options. For months, Ms. Washington was subject to racial and sexual harassment, false reports to authorities so she would have her children removed or housing vouchers revoked, harassment of her guests because of their color, and a wrongful eviction.