#Disabilities

  • Article: Women and Girls With Disabilities at High Risk of Harassment in Afghanistan Due to COVID-19

    Women and Girls With Disabilities at High Risk of Harassment in Afghanistan Due to COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 29, 2020

    Human Rights Watch released a new report detailing abuse in cities across the country. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Lockdowns Are Sparking a Hunger Crisis in the UK

    COVID-19 Lockdowns Are Sparking a Hunger Crisis in the UK

    By Helen Lock|April 22, 2020

    A recent survey found that 1.5 million people a day are going without food. Read more

  • Article: Britain Is Failing a Generation of Children With Disabilities, Warn MPs

    Britain Is Failing a Generation of Children With Disabilities, Warn MPs

    By Helen Lock|Oct. 25, 2019

    Families have faced a "bureaucratic nightmare" that's putting vulnerable children at risk. Read more

  • Article: People With Disabilities Face Widespread Violence and Discrimination in the Central African Republic
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    People With Disabilities Face Widespread Violence and Discrimination in the Central African Republic

    By Brittany Quy|Oct. 17, 2019

    Their plight worsens in conflict zones. Read more

  • Article: We're a Mother-Son Team Fighting for the Rights of Deaf Children in Britain. This Is Our Story.

    We're a Mother-Son Team Fighting for the Rights of Deaf Children in Britain. This Is Our Story.

    Oct. 8, 2019

    Daniel, 13, wants the British education system to recognise his language, British Sign Language. Read more

  • Article: There Are At Least 20 Cases of Government Forces Killing Disabled People in Cameroon War: Report

    There Are At Least 20 Cases of Government Forces Killing Disabled People in Cameroon War: Report

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    As the war in Cameroon continues, Human Rights Watch says people with disabilities are being abused. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Public Spaces Don’t Serve People With Disabilities. This Woman Uses Design for Change.

    South Africa's Public Spaces Don’t Serve People With Disabilities. This Woman Uses Design for Change.

    From Beautiful News|July 22, 2019

    The world around Tarryn Tomlinson wasn’t geared for someone with a disability. Read more

  • Article: Apple’s New Emoji Celebrate Diversity, Increase Representation for Disability Community

    Apple’s New Emoji Celebrate Diversity, Increase Representation for Disability Community

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Coty|July 17, 2019

    The new emoji include a service dog, prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, and an ear with a hearing aid. Read more