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‘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

A creative shift for Vietnam

Art is being used to help disadvantaged children find their place in society. Yan Zhi Lai reports.

Filed in: Art Children Disability Mental Health Vietnam

Rolling towards progress

Jody Mcintyre takes the notion of disability to task with a personal exploration of difference and defiance.

Filed in: Disability Health Society

Nobody is 'normal'

Jody Mcintyre speaks to comedian Francesca Martinez about growing up ‘wobbly’ and resisting austerity in Britain.

Filed in: Activism Disability England

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

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