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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

Sencity: more than a Deaf rave

An eclectic club night for both the Deaf and the hearing is breaking barriers, reports Zoe Cormier.

Filed in: Disability

Power struggle

Uganda has the highest proportion of disabled people in government. Joseph Walugembe and Julia Peckett explore what this means.

Filed in: Disability Uganda

Revolución rampista!

When local government had to move out of the way of activists on a mission. Tomás Hernández explains.

Filed in: Disability Nicaragua

Body blows

Disabled women bear the brunt of extreme prejudice in Zimbabwe. Gladys Charowa has seen it all.

Filed in: Disability

Stuff Pity!

People with disabilities in the Majority World want equal rights. Dinyar Godrej on why there is still much to be done.

Filed in: Disability

The tips are my toes

Mosharraf Hossain on how childhood polio made him determined to shake the complacency of Bangladeshi society.

Filed in: Bangladesh Disability

Come out of the shadows on disability

Beatriz Satizabal has taken the knocks of Colombia’s macho society to emerge as her own woman. Her focus now is independence and changing prejudice.

Filed in: Colombia Disability Equality

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