Prevalence of Violence against Women with Disabilities

8th December Dignity Party Film Night - Wonder (PG) Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming fictional story of August (Augie) Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a...

Zero Tolerance for Violence Against PWD

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent has used International Day of People with Disability (IDoPwD) to again state that it is illegal to use violence against any person. "Children and young people with disability are especially susceptible to abuse,” says...

Time for a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse and Neglect of People with Disabilities

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent is supporting Senate inquiry calls for a Royal Commission into violence, abuse and neglect of people with disabilities, along with other key measures aimed at reducing violence against the disability community. "The number one...

Speech to “DV Snapshots” Forum: Violence and People with Disabilities

It is estimated that people with disabilities are two times more likely to experience physical and sexual violence than those without. And the risk increases according to factors such as type of disability, age, and gender. In fact, according to research...

Kelly Vincent – Vision Australia Interview on Human Rights Violations Against People With Disabilities

On 18th November 2015, Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent was interviewed on Vision Australia radio station to discuss the United Nations concerns about the human rights violations of Australians with disabilities. Kelly Vincent also discussed the Dignity for Disability film...