Our co-author “Rescape” found this little ‘gem’ while browsing some news: the Australian Human Rights Commission finds that being disabled is dangerous.
Australia under the spotlight in Human Rights Watch World Report 2015
Jan 30 | by: DebraKillalea | From: news.com.au
THE DANGERS OF BEING DISABLED
The report notes the Australian Human Rights Commission found last April that Australians with disabilities have inadequate safeguards and poor access to services.
Forty-five (45%) per cent also live below the poverty line and are at an increased risk or violence or prison.
You can read more about disabilities and your rights on the Australian Human Rights Commission website.