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Ambassadors Only: Understanding violence against women and girls with disabilities

 [Factsheet] Violence against women with disabilities 2017, Women with disabilities Victoria: empowering women. Sourced from: http://www.wdv.org.au/documents/Fact%20Sheet%203%20-%20Violence%20against%20women%20with%20disabilities_final%20(May%202016).pdf

[Report] Dyson, S, Frawley, P. & Robinson, S 2017, Whatever it takes: Access for Women with disabilities to domestic and family violence services: Final report. Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited, Geelong: Victoria. Sourced from: Whatever it takes”: Access for women with disabilities to domestic and family violence services: Final Report.

[Article/news report ] Gorman, G 2016, Australia’s most shocking statistic: Sexual abuse and domestic violence against women with disabilities. News.com.au. Sourced from: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/real-life/news-life/australias-most-shocking-statistic-sexual-abuse-and-domestic-violence-against-women-with-disabilities/news-story/21246ae889850b1d958088fd80b880ae

 [Article/news report ] Tan, M 2015, Domestic violence more severe against women with disabilities, research shows: Disability advocates say the discussion around domestic violence has so far excluded the experience of victims living with a disability. Sourced from: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jun/10/violence-much-more-severe-against-women-with-disabilities-research-shows

[Website] Domestic Violence Resource Center Victoria (DVRCV) 2017, For Women with Disabilities. Sourced from: http://www.dvrcv.org.au/help-advice/women-disabilities

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