A recent article by The Globe and Mail covers the research led by Quinn Boyle, PhD student at Neuroethics Canada, examining the ethicolegal challenges faced by women who have experienced traumatic brain injury as a result of intimate partner violence.
“There’s a long history of sexism in family law which traditionally disadvantages women’s rights,” Mr. Boyle said. “Our society traditionally views women as the primary nurturer and holds them to a much higher standard in regard to mental health, substance use, even recreational drinking. … Anything that’s raised about the woman and her parenting is completely under a spotlight.”
Read the full article here.