#Disability Rights

  • 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
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    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
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    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: This Model Is Shattering Stereotypes About Womanhood and Disabilities
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    This Model Is Shattering Stereotypes About Womanhood and Disabilities

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 28, 2018|P&G

    “I’m the author, I’m the director, I’m the screenwriter of my own life,” Jillian Mercado said. Read more

  • Article: Paralympic Champion Left Stranded on Plane Without His Wheelchair
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    Paralympic Champion Left Stranded on Plane Without His Wheelchair

    By Sophie Maes|Aug. 17, 2018

    "It is inhumane and unfair taking people's independence away and not caring about it." Read more

  • Article: Comedian 'Humiliated' by UK Train Staff After She Was Forced to Leave Disability Space
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    Comedian 'Humiliated' by UK Train Staff After She Was Forced to Leave Disability Space

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 18, 2018

    A staff member stopped the train and threatened to call the police. Read more

  • Article: Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization
    Water & Sanitation

    Girls With Disabilities in India Face Forced Sterilization

    Jan. 4, 2018|News Deeply

    Activists are fighting to protect the girls. Read more