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Understanding the Needs of Victims of Sexual Violence in the

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $214,810)

project summary 2003 ij-cx-1035 This proposed study will consist of both an explorative investigation ofthe needs of women who are deaf and hard of hearing in the relation to sexual victimization, and an institutional ethnographic study of the Minneapolus Police Dept. response to this old commuinty. The study will gather information on sexual assault from both the deaf and the hard of hearing community and law enforcement in order to determine how victims and services are perceived.
Date Created: September 29, 2003