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Joining the Dots: the combined burden of violence, abuse and poverty in the lives of women

Joining the Dots: the combined burden of violence, abuse and poverty in the lives of women News items Katharine Sacks-Jones Katharine Sacks-Jones is the Joining the Dots: the combined burden of violence, abuse and poverty in the lives of women Director of Agenda at the Alliance for Women and Girls at Agenda exists to campaign for the most excluded women and girls: those who struggle with the Risk, London, UK. combined burden of complex and inter-related needs. There are key themes which are repeated time and time again through the lives of all of these women, but the two most ubiquitous are violence and poverty. We have known for a long time that violence and poverty are linked in women’s lives. Agenda’s research “Joining the Dots” (McManus et al., 2016), funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, outlines the strength of that link. This report is one of the first to draw out what that combination of violence and poverty looks like for women in England. It paints a stark picture of poor mental and physical health, with higher rates of addiction to drugs and alcohol. For “Joining the Dots”, we used data from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (McManus et al., 2009), which gives a detailed and comprehensive picture of the lives of more than http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advances in Dual Diagnosis Emerald Publishing

Joining the Dots: the combined burden of violence, abuse and poverty in the lives of women

Advances in Dual Diagnosis , Volume 11 (1): 4 – Feb 19, 2018

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News items Katharine Sacks-Jones Katharine Sacks-Jones is the Joining the Dots: the combined burden of violence, abuse and poverty in the lives of women Director of Agenda at the Alliance for Women and Girls at Agenda exists to campaign for the most excluded women and girls: those who struggle with the Risk, London, UK. combined burden of complex and inter-related needs. There are key themes which are repeated time and time again through the lives of all of these women, but the two most ubiquitous are violence and poverty. We have known for a long time that violence and poverty are linked in women’s lives. Agenda’s research “Joining the Dots” (McManus et al., 2016), funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, outlines the strength of that link. This report is one of the first to draw out what that combination of violence and poverty looks like for women in England. It paints a stark picture of poor mental and physical health, with higher rates of addiction to drugs and alcohol. For “Joining the Dots”, we used data from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey (McManus et al., 2009), which gives a detailed and comprehensive picture of the lives of more than

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Advances in Dual DiagnosisEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 19, 2018

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