A ‘double whammy’ Prejudice

Gayle Rankine
Gayle Rankine: ‘Indigenous people make up 3% of the Australian population. At least 50% of these are affected by some form of disability. This is a very high number. A lot of our people haven’t connected with agencies because of the ‘Stolen Generation‘ – the fear of having a child removed from them and that child growing up institutionalised. I am extremely passionate about it – fighting the fear, fighting the racism. Being Indigenous and having a disability, you get a double whammy.’


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