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Why does abuse persist in Romania?

Luke Dale-Harris reports on the ongoing battle to improve the rights of disabled people locked away in secretive Romanian institutions.

Filed in: Disability Romania

Britain's bedroom tax shame

Patrick Thompson says that the coalition government is denying vulnerable groups a basic human right.

Filed in: Disability Housing Human Rights Politics Poverty

Action is needed to ensure education for all

For children with disabilities, school can be a distant dream. Clare Pelham explains.

Filed in: Children Disability Education

Venezuela: ‘We spend more, in order to gain more’

Jody McIntyre reports from Caracas on how life changed for disabled people after Hugo Chàvez came into power 14 years ago.

Filed in: Disability Politics Society Venezuela

Taking on the benefits blame game

We need to stand by people whose lives are blighted by austerity and propaganda, writes Amy Hall.

Filed in: Class Disability Equality Society United Kingdom

The cuts can kill and we must not stay silent

Beth Tichborne has been shocked at the reaction, by the courts and police, to her protest that Prime Minister, David Cameron, ‘has blood on his hands.’

Filed in: Activism Disability Politics United Kingdom

Gambian Paralympians: where are they now?

Begging in the morning and training in the afternoon – Sulayman Colley says The Gambia’s government needs to do more for disability sport.

Filed in: Disability Gambia Sport

Braille newspaper makes history

To mark International Literacy Day on 8 September Anna-Claire Bevan looks at how a new Guatemalan publication has changed lives.

Filed in: Disability Guatemala Media

Giving #Atoss about disability

Activists are taking aim at politicians after a week of action against the Paralympic sponsor, reports Amy Hall.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Sport United Kingdom

Paralympic sponsor deemed ‘not fit to work’

Anti-cuts and disabled rights groups promise ‘audacious, daring and disruptive’ week of action against Atos.

Filed in: Activism Disability Sport

Raising the curtain on Atos

Plays inspired by first-hand experiences of disability benefit assessments target the Paralympics’ dodgiest sponsor. Report by Amy Hall.

Filed in: Activism Disability United Kingdom

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