New Internationalist

Disability

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Disability stigma driving cosmetic surgery ‘treatment’

Barney Cullum looks at how tolerance trails behind technological advances for an amputee artist in Zimbabwe.

Filed in: Disability Zimbabwe

Mostafa's story

One man’s inspiring but disturbing journey to become a rickshaw rider in Bangladesh. Photos by Ana Norman Bermudez.

Filed in: Bangladesh Disability Photography Work

A forgotten consequence of war

Syrian refugees with disabilities are often unable to get the care they need. Tabitha Ross visits a Lebanese organization making a difference.

Filed in: Conflict Disability Lebanon Syria

Why is the UN investigating Britain’s treatment of disabled people?

Whatever the outcome of the inquiry, disabled people will continue to fight injustice, writes Andy Greene.

Filed in: Disability Housing Human Rights United Kingdom

Dispatches from disadvantage: Indian women living on the margins speak up

On our Radar collects experiences from women who would not normally find a voice in the media.

Filed in: Disability India Women

‘I aim to help integrate the Deaf and the hearing together in unity’

Iris Gonzales meets an inspiring woman who refuses to be defined by her disability.

Filed in: Disability Philippines

Sign language is our rightful mother tongue

Jill Jones explains why signing is particularly vulnerable to dying out – and why this basic human right must be protected.

Filed in: Disability Human Rights Language Language Minorities

We need to look past, not at, disability

People living with disability face fear, prejudice and awkwardness in their interactions with others, says Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Disability Media Society

How can we break the link between poverty and disability?

Natasha Kennedy applauds a pledge to involve the billion people ‘missing’ from development programmes.

Filed in: Disability

Why are women with disabilities still facing a double oppression?

On the eve of International Women’s Day, Tiziana Oliva reports on the issues affecting one in five women around the world.   

Filed in: Disability Equality Women

‘You need a thick skin to cope with disability’

Other people’s comments can be devastating – but a Twitter campaign is exposing the ‘able’ world’s prejudices and ignorance. Koren Helbig explains.

Filed in: Activism Disability Media

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