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Disabled people experience abuse and violence at extremely high levels, but this is in effect invisible because it is not acknowledged.

Domestic or any other form of disability violence and abuse is not OK.

Robyn Hunt talks about the New Zealand Disability Clothesline Project.

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"The disability clothesline project is a way of breaking the silence about violence and abuse, enabling victims to give creative expression to their experiences as they use clothing as a canvas.

The disability clothesline project will gather our stories and experience; it will bring the invisible into the light."

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