Suppressing the Voices of the Survivors
Australian Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 33, No. 3, pp. 211-229
10 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last revised: 20 Jun 2018
Date Written: 1998
Factors that have stopped victims of sexual assault or exploitation by health professionals from reporting the assaults - sense of shame is the principal deterrent - inequality and trust inherent between patient and practitioner - experiences for those who do report may be less than satisfactory.
Keywords: sexual assault, reporting sexual assault
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