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Read our latest blogs and stories to find out more about the issues we're campaigning about around the country and in Parliament. 

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#NotOkCupid

At Mencap, we believe that everyone has the right to find love. So we've been campaigning for the online dating site OkCupid to remove a discriminatory question towards people with a learning disability from their website.

This Valentine's Day they gave us a great gift and have committed to taking the question down!

Find out more about this campaign and how we achieved this.

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Our vision statements

Housing - what we think

People with a learning disability have a right to live independently in the community
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Employment - what we think

People with a learning disability have a right to work 
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Health - what we think

People with a learning disability have a right to the best possible health
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Early years - what we think

Children with a learning disability have a right to be supported to live full and independent lives
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Friendships - what we think

People with a learning disability have a right to develop friendships 
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Relationships and sex - what we think

People with a learning disability have a right to develop relationships
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Learning disability - research and statistics

There are 1.4 million people with a learning disability in the UK. Read the latest research and statistics on a range of issues affecting people with a learning disability, from health and social care to finding work and friendships.

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There are currently 118,500 children in the UK with a learning disability. Without the right support from the start, many of these children will face an extremely challenging future.

By donating to Mencap you will directly be helping people with a learning disability develop skills and gain confidence to live a fulfilling and active life.

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