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Sexual Violence, Disability and Justice: Rape Crisis Network Ireland Perspectives

Caroline Counihan and Elaine Mears Vol_5_Issue_1_Article_6 This paper outlines some key perspectives from Rape Crisis Network of Ireland regarding sexual violence against people with disabilities. Framed by a contextual overview of the organisation’s ethos, the important issues of data collection … Continue reading

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The experiences of disabled people in Scotland as victims of crime: structural and attitudinal barriers in the criminal justice system

Elspeth Molony Vol_5_Issue_1_Article_7 This paper outlines Capability Scotland’s participation in an initiative with the Justice Disability Steering Group to explore disabled people’s experiences of the justice system. In a discussion of the project findings, barriers faced by disabled people are … Continue reading

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“Show me a justice system that’s open, transparent, accessible and inclusive”: Barriers to Access in the Criminal Justice System for People with Disabilities as Victims of Crime

Claire Edwards, Gill Harold and Shane Kilcommins Vol_5_Issue_1_Article_8 This paper considers the barriers that people with disabilities in Ireland face in accessing justice through the criminal justice system when they are victims of crime. It draws on qualitative research with … Continue reading

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