Awareness and experiences of hate crime among those who self-identify as having a visible difference.
Seven in ten people have experienced negative behaviours because of their visible difference
Over a quarter (28%) of people with a visible difference have experienced a hate crime
Of those who experienced a hate crime, about 70% did not report it
One in ten people with a disfigurement say they are repeatedly harassed on social media
Almost half (45%) of those who have experienced negative behaviours say they have lost confidence, over a third (35%) say they now feel anxious when they go out
Date Published: 23/01/2020
Categories: GB | Public and communities | Social
Client: Changing Faces
Savanta ComRes interviewed 1,046 people with a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different online between 23rd October and 11th November 2019. Data were weighted to be representative of those with a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different by age, gender and region. This weighting scheme was sourced from a nationally representative public omnibus survey run between the 22nd and 24th March 2019.