Many disabled women are assaulted each year. Forgetting my own rape feels impossible

Rape and sexual assault

Many disabled women are assaulted each year. Forgetting my own rape feels impossible

After the attack, I became preoccupied with the idea that my case would be questioned because of my disability. But what happened continues to haunt me

  • Why is so little being done to address the everyday assault of disabled women?

Illustration: Simon Pemberton/The Guardian

Illustration: Simon Pemberton/The Guardian

Thu 25 Nov 2021 06.00 EST

I have been a wheelchair user for a number of years, due to a progressive condition. I have been a rape survivor for four. These things are more connected [...]

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