Victims of crime with mental illness: differences between Denmark and the US


Chris Millar writes his debut blog on a recent paper that explores the link between mental illness and being subjected to crime in Denmark and the United States. This blog asks: how much do poverty and the safety net matter? There are some important implications for policy makers.

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Disability harassment is commonplace and the response of public authorities is poor

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The Equality and Human Rights Commission have just published the report of their enquiry into disability-related harassment – “Hidden in Plain Sight” The report shows harassment as a commonplace experience for disabled people and uncovers a culture of disbelief and systemic institutional failures which prevent it from being tackled effectively. The report includes a series [read the full story…]