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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 107-109

Perceived difficulties of the family member of a survivor of rape with multiple disabilities in accessing care and support


1 Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3 Betterfly, Kottakkal, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mysore Narasimha Vranda
Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru - 560 029, Karnataka
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjp.tjp_39_22

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Gender-based violence against women and girls is a major public health issue. Women with multiple disabilities are more vulnerable to experience sexual violence due to pre-existing vulnerability factors than non-disabled. In this case report, we are present a case report of perceived challenges and difficulties experienced by the family member of a 26 years old survivor of sexual assault with multiple disabilities in availing health and psychosocial services in the community.


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