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Archers story is disabled women’s dark reality

Archers story is disabled women’s dark reality

The fictional trial of Helen Titchener for the attempted murder of her abusive and controlling husband Rob has reached its crucial point in BBC Radio 4’s daily soap. Academics Kirsty Liddiard and Katherine Runswick-Cole reflect on how this storyline all too clearly reflects the reality of life for too many disabled women. Over the last … Continue reading Archers story is disabled women’s dark reality

Institutional care creates institutionalised abuse

Institutional care creates institutionalised abuse

While Andy Rickell praises the principled stance of one politician, he still fears the law of unintended consequences when it comes to residential care. Rarely will you hear me praise any politician because rarely do they stick their neck out for a policy that would truly improve disability equality. So step forward Norman Lamb MP, … Continue reading Institutional care creates institutionalised abuse