#Disability Awareness

  • Article: It Could Soon Be Mandatory for South Africans to Be Trained in Sign Language

    It Could Soon Be Mandatory for South Africans to Be Trained in Sign Language

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Oct. 8, 2019

    The Pan South African Language Board is working to protect the rights of the Deaf community. Read more

  • Article: London's First-Ever 'ParaPride' Celebrates LGBTQ+ People With Disabilities

    London's First-Ever 'ParaPride' Celebrates LGBTQ+ People With Disabilities

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 19, 2019

    Attendees called for the LGBTQ+ community to be more inclusive of members with disabilities. Read more

  • Article: Japan Elects 2 Politicians With Disabilities in 'Unprecedented' Progress for Rights

    Japan Elects 2 Politicians With Disabilities in 'Unprecedented' Progress for Rights

    By Madeleine Keck|July 26, 2019

    The lawmakers will work toward enhancing the lives of Japanese citizens living with disabilities. 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: A New Book Documents the Devastating Poverty Faced by People With Disabilities in Britain

    A New Book Documents the Devastating Poverty Faced by People With Disabilities in Britain

    By Helen Lock|June 17, 2019

    Global Citizen met author and activist Frances Ryan, to hear her “rallying cry." Read more

  • Article: This Paralympian Curated a Music Festival — and People With Disabilities Are Front and Centre

    This Paralympian Curated a Music Festival — and People With Disabilities Are Front and Centre

    By Madeleine Keck|April 9, 2019

    The festival’s proceeds go toward helping young Australians with disabilities. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Had Its First-Ever Disability-Friendly Shopping Day

    The UK Just Had Its First-Ever Disability-Friendly Shopping Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2018

    Over 700 businesses in Britain got on board with “Purple Tuesday.” Read more