Many of us fear someone coming into our home to assault us. Many women have managed to stop this kind of assault, and even chase the aggressor out of the house.
[1]There is a difference between the terms hard of hearing, deaf and Deaf. Although not all hard of hearing / deaf women necessarily identify with the Deaf community, we have chosen to use this term to make this culture and identity visible, and pay tribute to the political struggles they have led / are waging for the recognition of their rights. For more information, see: Terminology