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Sexual Abuse of Older Women

Watch the Compass webinar with our expert panel of women and review other resources and materials about understanding, preventing and responding to the sexual abuse of older women.

Last updated: 6 September 2022

Sexual Abuse of Older Women Webinar

Compass held a webinar with a diverse panel of women to better understand, prevent and respond to the sexual abuse of older women, a topic that is not often discussed. The panel was moderated by Caroline Baum who was joined by Dr Catherine Barrett, Yumi Lee and Kerrin Bradfield.

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Sexual Abuse Podcast

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Sexual Abuse of Older Women

The sexual abuse of older women is an often misunderstood and under- reported form of elder abuse. Learn how older women are discriminated against when reporting their assault experiences and how this often prevents them from receiving the help they need.

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