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Indian women at risk in mental institutions

Women and girls with disabilities in India are pushed into mental institutions, where they live in unsanitary conditions and are at constant risk of physical and sexual violence, Human Rights Watch said in a report Wednesday.

Dec 03, 2014
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Mental illness linked to extreme risk of homelessness

University of Adelaide researchers say the greatest level of accommodation assistance should be directed to those most likely to need it, with Australians suffering from psychiatric and intellectual disabilities found to ...

Oct 08, 2014
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