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As a Disabled person attempting to live in mainstream society I come across a large variety of barriers but it’s the institutional ones I find most difficult to deal with and the most personally damaging. A guest post from Zara Todd on her responses and solutions to ‘computer says no’ moments.
The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights issued a damning report on the UK’s compliance with international human rights law. The government has not yet replied to the 60 recommendations made in the report. Please take part in the online actions and sign our petition here.
Nearly 20 years ago, a lone voice on Disability Hate Crime Anne set up the first 3rd party reporting centre and advocacy service for DHC in the UK. Anne’s voluntary work is well respected and she now advises bodies such as the Crown Prosecution Service, the Ministry of Justice and the Metropolitan Police.
A cross section of over 50 faith leaders, civil society leaders and leading figures have signed a joint letter to Paul Dacre, editor of the Daily Mail speaking out against the paper’s divisive headline on 2nd November which read ‘”Madness: As a Polish lorry driver is jailed for killing a family while on his mobile, we catch 17 foreign truckers using their phones at 50mph. The law MUST be toughened.”