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Day 15: Women's Aid Text Service for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Women

Posted on December 09, 2017

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For deaf or hard of hearing women experiencing domestic abuse, it can be even more difficult to seek support or to leave an abusive relationship. At Women’s Aid, we are committed to seeking solutions to overcome additional barriers to a deaf woman's escape.

Women’s Aid has developed a series of Irish Sign Language videos on domestic violence and help available.  These are an important step in ensuring that deaf or hard of hearing women have the same access to support as all women in situations of intimate partner violence.  This work was carried out in conjunction with the Irish Deaf Women's Group.

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