#Disability Rights

  • Article: Children With Disabilities 'Pushed out of Mainstream Schools' in UK
    Education

    Children With Disabilities 'Pushed out of Mainstream Schools' in UK

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 22, 2019

    “Children are not getting the support they need." Read more

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

    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.
    PartnerFinance & Innovation

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

    July 22, 2019|Beautiful News

    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
    Citizenship

    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: Zimbabwe Hides and Imprisons People With Disabilities Due to Superstition
    Health

    Zimbabwe Hides and Imprisons People With Disabilities Due to Superstition

    June 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The disabled are treated as non-entities here." Read more

  • Article: Australian Human Rights Groups Rally to Save Deaf Teenager From Deportation
    Citizenship

    Australian Human Rights Groups Rally to Save Deaf Teenager From Deportation

    By Madeleine Keck|April 13, 2019

    The teenager and his family are originally from Bhutan but have lived in Australia since 2012. Read more

  • Article: Australia Will Hold a Royal Commission Into the Abuse of People With Disabilities
    Citizenship

    Australia Will Hold a Royal Commission Into the Abuse of People With Disabilities

    By Madeleine Keck|April 10, 2019

    “This commission is a great victory for the disability rights movement in Australia.” Read more

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

    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