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Double jeopardy: Women with disabilities speak out about community and relationships

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This article looks at the double jeopardy of being a woman and having a disability, which presents a double challenge to such women who are at risk of being isolated and marginalised. The three women who co-wrote this article with Peggy Hutchison (professor at Brock University, Ontario) have experienced significant barriers in four major areas of their lives - poverty, health, safety and control over one's life. Keyword: Women

Author
Hutchison, Peggy
Source
Entourage Volume 7 Number 2
Publisher
The Roeher Institute
Publication Date
1 January 1992
Category
Person with disability
Keywords
Women
Origin
Canada

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