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Survival Takes Time - a Range of Services is Required for a Range of Women’s Needs

Gilbert, Beverley (2016) Survival Takes Time - a Range of Services is Required for a Range of Women’s Needs. Women's Equality Party webpages.

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Abstract

Blogpost for the non partisan Women's Equality Party, their campaign 100 Days of May. Beverley Gilbert considers that survival is a process that takes time, and as such, a range of women's services is required to meet the needs of women. We call on the government to fund specialist services for women surviving abuse that are designed specifically to address the needs of specific groups of women, recognising that not all women are the same and not all women want or need the same services. Preventing violence against women and children includes helping women survive and rebuild their lives, and this process varies according to the particular circumstances of the individual woman. The government must rethink commissioning models to ensure that specialist services are available for all survivors.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: survivor self-support, mental health issues, criminal justice system, isolation, loneliness, disadvantage, socialisation project
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Beverley Gilbert
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2017 11:49
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2017 12:45
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/5539

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