Event Title

Disability, Gender, Ethnicity, and Religion

Presenter Information

Martha Banks

Location

163 Student Union: Discovery Room A

Start Date

4-11-2015 9:30 AM

End Date

4-11-2015 11:00 AM

Description

The focus of the presentation will be on the intersection among disability, gender, ethnicity, and religion. Women with Disabilities struggle with health concerns, misdiagnostic, violence, and relationship concerns, compounded by racism and classism. Spirituality has been positively associated with physical and mental health, yet religion is often inaccessible to Women with Disabilities.


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Nov 4th, 9:30 AM Nov 4th, 11:00 AM

Disability, Gender, Ethnicity, and Religion

163 Student Union: Discovery Room A

The focus of the presentation will be on the intersection among disability, gender, ethnicity, and religion. Women with Disabilities struggle with health concerns, misdiagnostic, violence, and relationship concerns, compounded by racism and classism. Spirituality has been positively associated with physical and mental health, yet religion is often inaccessible to Women with Disabilities.