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Criminalising Disability

People with disabilities, particularly cognitive or psychosocial disability, represent 18% of Australia‚Äôs overall population but account for half of the total prison population. Inside prison, this group are at serious risk of abuse. Supporting diversion of people with disability away from the criminal justice system and into community support will break the cycle, researchers say. […]