#Disability Rights

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

    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

    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: Zimbabwe Hides and Imprisons People With Disabilities Due to Superstition

    Zimbabwe Hides and Imprisons People With Disabilities Due to Superstition

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 3, 2019

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

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

    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

    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

    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