#People with Disabilities

  • Article: Apple’s New Emoji Celebrate Diversity, Increase Representation for Disability Community
    Citizenship

    Apple’s New Emoji Celebrate Diversity, Increase Representation for Disability Community

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Gabrielle Deonath|July 17, 2019|Coty

    The new emoji include a service dog, prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, and an ear with a hearing aid. 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: Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate
    Citizenship

    Barbie Gets More Inclusive With the Help of a 13-Year-Old Disability Advocate

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 13, 2019

    The new Barbie line includes dolls who use wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs. Read more

  • Article: The Global Citizen Festival in New York Just Got More Accessible for People With Disabilities
    PartnerCitizenship

    The Global Citizen Festival in New York Just Got More Accessible for People With Disabilities

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 20, 2018|Coty

    Introducing an American Sign Language interpreter and Accessibility Support Staff this year. Read more

  • Article: There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws
    Environment

    There's a Problem With Outright Banning Plastic Straws

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 31, 2018

    The world is cracking down on plastic straws — but there's a reason we should stop and think. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls With Disabilities Are 'Doubly Vulnerable' in Conflict and Crisis
    Girls & Women

    Women and Girls With Disabilities Are 'Doubly Vulnerable' in Conflict and Crisis

    July 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children with disabilities are up to four times more likely to experience violence. Read more

  • Article: Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan
    Environment

    Record-Breaking Temperatures Kill Dozens in Japan

    By Daniele Selby|July 23, 2018

    The country will be using a colorblind-friendly heat map in the future to keep more citizens safe. Read more

  • Article: Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities
    Finance & Innovation

    Microsoft Just Pledged $25 Million to AI Research for People With Disabilities

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 9, 2018

    The funding will help create tools that can see, hear, speak, and understand people’s needs. Read more