This blog post will explore the intersectional inequalities and lived experiences of Deaf and deaf blind survivors, and survivors with disabilities going through violence and abuse as they are often ignored. Women who are Deaf and /or have disabilities are 2 to 4 times more likely to experience domestic violence than hearing or able bodied women. Around 22 Deaf women are at risk of abuse every day. In spite of this, Deaf survivors face significant barriers accessing support.
"Ramadhan brings out the beast in him. When he is fasting it’s more aggressive, if you say anything he can flare up" - Aasifa reflects on the holy month of Ramadhan and the extra struggles it can bring for women and girls.