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Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

Shattered Lives: Anna Doroghazi Talks About Sexual Assault of the Disabled

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Individuals with disabilities, Native American women, immigrants, LGBT individuals, and other members of marginalized communities face high rates of sexual violence. This increased violence can be partially attributed to society’s attitudes about these communities and to laws and policies that prevent them from accessing justice. Anna Doroghazi, the Director of Public Policy and Communication at Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, will talk about why certain communities are more likely to experience abuse and what efforts are currently underway to make this abuse less likely. The hour may not be enough to fully discuss all of the points below, but promises to be filled with information! 1. Update on the Richard Fourtin case (Connecticut’s Supreme Court overturned the conviction of a man found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman who can only communicate at a 3-year-old’s level.)   Summary of the …