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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

cover snapshot3 sept2019 filebornThis is the third in a series of Research Snapshots which are being produced for the CNPEA's Access to Justice for Older Victims of Sexual Assault project. Each Snapshot features a relevant research study or resource from Canada or emerging topics that have been identified in other countries. 

Snapshot #3 summarizes a critical review of the current knowledge base and literature on the sexual assault of older women. It presents a brief synopsis of some of the author's key findings and discussion points, with an emphasis on the gaps in our understanding and suggestions for future research.

Article Citation: Fileborn, B. (2016). Sexual assault and justice for older women: A critical review of the literature.Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 1-12.ext

Authors of the snapshot: Amy Peirone and Myrna Dawson