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How to... tackle disability related harassment


How to... tackle disability related harassment


According to a poll commissioned by the Disability Rights Commission, one third of disabled adults and nearly half of adults with a mental health condition do not feel safe in their locality. As the social rented sector provides homes to a high percentage of disabled people, housing providers have a crucial role to play in tackling disability related hate crime.

In September 2011 the Equalities and Human Rights Commission published a report on disability related hate crime. Based on the recommendations from that report, this ‘how to’ briefing sets out what providers should be doing to respond to this challenge.

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  • I found this an informative document, it sets out how to do things correctly, what works and how easy it is do deal with issues.

    Giddings, Gillian

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