The Agile Nation 2 Project

Chwarae Teg, the charity that works to help women in Wales achieve and prosper, is now delivering Agile Nation 2 the successor to the highly successful Agile Nation project which ran from 2008 to 2014. The European Social Fund and Welsh Government funded Agile Nation 2 project is running between 2015 and 2018, to provide […]


Support at christmas

Message from Mind: Christmas can be a really challenging time of year for many of us and living with a mental health problem can make coping even more difficult. To those of you who might be struggling, or supporting someone who is struggling, we just wanted to share some of the ways you can find […]


Campaigning couples tell peers of barriers to justice

Two couples who have taken disability discrimination cases through the legal system have told a committee of peers about the barriers they have faced in trying to secure justice. Michèle and Andrew Brenton, and Jeanine and David Blamires, had been asked to give evidence in person to the Equality Act 2010 and disability committee, set […]


Shadow minister set for disability equality road trip

A Labour shadow minister is to travel the country to ask disabled people for their help in designing a 21st-century social security system. Debbie Abrahams, the shadow minister for disabled people, launched her “disability equality roadshow” last week at a parliamentary event held to mark the international day of persons with disabilities. She said the […]


Autistic Women's Empowerment Project supports the campaign to Save Disability Wales

This year as an organisation we connected with and became full members of Disability Wales Since that time they have provided us with training to enable us to speak up for the rights of our members, they have given us the support and encouragement needed to move on from simply raising awareness and have e…mpowered […]


WELSH GOVERNMENT MUST RECONSIDER DISABILITY WALES FUNDING CUT

North Wales Assembly Member Mark Isherwood has called on the Welsh Government to reconsider its funding change which is putting the future of Disability Wales in jeopardy.   As from the 1st of April 2016, Disability Wales, which has  been championing the rights, equality and independence of all disabled people in Wales since  1972,  will […]


Dyfodol Anabledd Cymru yn y fantol

Ar ôl newid i drefniadau cyllid Llywodraeth Cymru, o 1 Ebrill 2016 bydd Anabledd Cymru yn colli 68% o’i incwm yn dilyn gwrthod ei gais i’r cynllun grantiau gwasanaethau cymdeithasol trydydd sector cynaladwy, gan wynebu’r posibilrwydd o gau i lawr o fewn llai na pedwar mis.   Esboniodd Rhian Davies, prif weithredwraig Anabledd Cymru:   […]


Disability Wales at risk of closure following funds shake-up

PRESS RELEASE   Disability Wales at risk of closure following funds shake-up   Following a Welsh Government funding change, as from the 1st of April 2016, DW will lose 68% of its income after its recent application to the Sustainable Social Services Third Sector Grant Scheme was turned down and risks closure in less than […]


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