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Sexual Abuse of Older Women

Seniors Rights Service

In this video, Dr Catherine Barrett discusses how sexual abuse of older women is under-reported due to the perception that they are asexual. This can lead to dismissal and disbelief when sexual abuse is reported. 

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The Power Project

Opal Institute

The aim of the Power Project is to be a tool that shows Australians the power we have to prevent  and respond to the sexual abuse of older women. This project is led by Dr Catherine Barrett. 

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Elder Sexual Abuse

Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence

The Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence created this brochure to provide information on understanding, recognising and responding to elder sexual abuse. 

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It Could Be You: Female, Single, Older and Homeless

Ludo Mcferran

This report documents a collaborative project which sought to integrate the experience of older women and their real stories of physical and sexual abuse.  

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A Fair Future for Older Women Who Experience Sexual Abuse

Australian Association of Gerontology

This report considers better ways to prevent and respond to the sexual abuse of older women at home and in residential aged care. 

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Margarita's Film

OPAL Institute

Margarita's Film is a video developed with the purpose of educating service providers and community members about the transformative power of listening to older women, who have been sexually or physically abused.  

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Preventing Sexual Abuse of Older Women

Australian Association of Gerontology

Dr Catherine Barrett and Di McLeod's slide presentation titled 'Sexual abuse of older women' addresses the role of aged care service providers in preventing this type of elder abuse.

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Sexual Abuse of Older Women: A Compass Guide

Compass

Sexual Abuse of Older Women: A Compass Guide is a handy PDF with a wide variety of information, resources and service providers to help the Australian community understand, prevent and respond to the sexual abuse of older women. 

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