#Disability

  • Article: Saudi Women Participate in Special Olympics for the First Time Ever
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women Participate in Special Olympics for the First Time Ever

    By Daniele Selby|March 18, 2019

    The country has been slowly easing restrictions on women’s participation in sports. Read more

  • Article: Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods
    Water & Sanitation

    Accessible Toolkit Teaches Indians With Disabilities How to Manage Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 18, 2019

    “The hope is that it will replace the shame and silence with information, confidence, and pride.” Read more

  • Article: Paralympian Praises ‘Extremely Important’ Moment as South Africa Signs Historic Disability Agreement
    ImpactHealth

    Paralympian Praises ‘Extremely Important’ Moment as South Africa Signs Historic Disability Agreement

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 30, 2018

    The Charter for Change protects the rights, freedoms, and dignity for all people with disabilities. Read more

  • Article: 5 Facts About Living with a Disability in the Developing World
    Health

    5 Facts About Living with a Disability in the Developing World

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 23, 2018

    An estimated 1 billion people in the world live with disabilities. Read more

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

    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

  • Article: 80 of the UK's Biggest Film and TV Stars Are Calling on No.10 to Increase Media Diversity
    Citizenship

    80 of the UK's Biggest Film and TV Stars Are Calling on No.10 to Increase Media Diversity

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 6, 2018

    Lenny Henry, Thandie Newton, Ade Adepitan, and Alesha Dixon are among the dozens demanding change. Read more

  • Article: Starbucks Opens Its First 'Signing Store' for US Deaf Community
    Health

    Starbucks Opens Its First 'Signing Store' for US Deaf Community

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 23, 2018

    It’s only the second signing Starbucks in the world. Read more

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

    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