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Mayor with prosthetic leg faced online abuse over wearing flat shoes

Mayor with prosthetic leg faced “abuse” online about her flat shoes, which she believes could discourage disabled people from entering public life.

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Nearly 40% of disabled people we surveyed experienced hate crime online

37% of the 250 disabled people we surveyed experienced disability hate crime online. Worryingly, 36% of those who were targeted told nobody. We want people to be better protected against disability hate crime online.

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Help to stop disability hate crime online

We’re working with disability charity Leonard Cheshire to help highlight the issue of disability hate crime online. Help use to make a difference by taking our quick, 5-minute survey.

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Disability discrimination: is it happening to you?

Have you ever experienced discrimination because of your disability? Writer Rebecca Sherwood, who uses a wheelchair, talks about the many different types of discrimination, from accessibility issues to prejudices, and