PRESS RELEASE *** EMBARGOED UNTIL 00.01 Thursday 17 September 2015 *** Don’t disable us, enable us! Disability Wales Announce Disabled People’s Manifesto #itsmyright Disability Wales will today in the Senedd present its Manifesto calling for an Enabling Wales where disabled people, as citizens of a modern inclusive nation, truly experience their rights, equality and […]
Autumn Equality and Human Rights Exchange events are to be held …
A university which built a library it knew was inaccessible in order to cut costs has agreed to pay £20,000 in compensation for discriminating against a talented disabled photography student.
The United Nations has given the European Union (EU) just 12 months to explain how it will introduce long-awaited legislation to improve the accessibility of goods and services across its member states.
Work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith is facing fresh calls to quit or be fired after suggesting in the House of Commons that disabled people were not “normal”. Duncan Smith told MPs during work and pensions questions this week that the government was trying to increase the proportion of disabled people in work “back […]
The United Nations is carrying out an unprecedented inquiry into “systematic and grave violations” of disabled people’s human rights by the UK government
The following email has been sent on behalf of BBC Wales: If you have a story or a strong opinion you want to share with BBC Wales’ audiences, we want to hear from you! BBC Wales wants to increase the number of disabled contributors who do interviews on our radio, television and online services; we […]