Inquiry into disability-related harassment
In this section you can read about our inquiry into disability-related harassment and access reports, guidance and information surrounding the issue.
Background to the disability-related harassment inquiry
Read about research by the Commission in 2009 which found that disabled people faced a greater risk of violence and harassment than non-disabled people.
Download the disability-related harassment report
This report publishes the findings and recommendations following a two-year inquiry into disability-related harassment. It reveals that harassment is a commonplace experience for disabled people. BSL and Easy Read versions of the report are available.
Tackling disability related harassment: a manifesto for change
Read our 2013 report into how to tackle disability related harassment, including recommendations for change. You will also find a BSL and Easy Read version.
Progress since the inquiry
Read the full submissions from organisations including the Crown Prosecution Service and the Care Quality Commission into what steps they have taken to tackle disability related harassment.
Tackling disability-related harassment: Final progress report 2017
This report concludes the Commission's review into disability-related harassment, outlining the actions and initiatives that have been taken to implement our recommendations, and what we will be doing as part of our hate crime strategy.
Disability-related harassment - FAQs
Find answers to frequently asked questions about our inquiry into disability-related harassment.
BSL videos: the inquiry, consultation and various follow up reports
Here you can find all British Sign Language videos outlining the inquiry's work and progress to date.
Find out where you can go if you require further help or support with any of the issues raised by this inquiry.