A series of 10 videos featuring women with disabilities from a variety of backgrounds, combating a lack of positive role models in traditional media.
Our Right to Safety and Respect Guidelines for developing resources with women with disabilities about safety from violence and abuse contains six good practice guidelines organisations can follow to create quality resources. Each guideline has a set of indicators to show what good practice looks like and how to work towards it.
Jane interviews Keran Howe, Executive Director of Women with Disabilities Victoria, to discuss the importance of a gendered perspective in health promotion for women with disabilities. (10:02 mins)
Executive Director, Keran Howe, and Project Officer, Lauren Hayes, talk about access to employment for women with disabilities.
We gratefully acknowledge the Office for Disability in allowing us to use footage from their DVD ‘Building Disability Inclusive Organisations’ in producing this video. (8:17mins)
Women with disabilities experience violence at a higher rate, for longer periods, and are less likely to report the abuse, than women without disabilities (Healey, 2008). Tricia Malowney, Chair of Women with Disabilities Victoria, and Ariane Garner-Williams, youth and women with disabilities advocate, talk about some of the issues that arise for this doubly disadvantaged group, in terms of violence.(5:52 mins)
A conversation with women with disability about their expectations for inclusion in the community, organisations, social settings and employment. (6:48mins)